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Standard memberdrewnogal
General 07 Jul '17 03:19
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    07 Jul '17 03:19
    Just discovered this new non binary title.
    A clever combination of Mr and X. 🙂
  2. SubscriberKewpie
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    07 Jul '17 06:36
    It hasn't shown up here yet. It'd save those tedious dropdown boxes where you have to specify just one of a whole lot of choices.
  3. SubscriberPonderable
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    07 Jul '17 07:02
    Why bother at all? Just cut politeness and dispose of the Mr, Miss, Ms, Mrs,Mx,....
  4. Mar-a-Lago
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    07 Jul '17 07:141 edit
    MX5.

    It is no flying machine but is plenty powerful enough for Miss/Ms.
  5. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    07 Jul '17 07:35
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    Why bother at all? Just cut politeness and dispose of the Mr, Miss, Ms, Mrs,Mx,....
    Lots of forms have the tedious box "title".
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    07 Jul '17 08:231 edit
    Originally posted by Ponderable
    Why bother at all? Just cut politeness and dispose of the Mr, Miss, Ms, Mrs,Mx,....
    Kewpie's post has proved just that. I was thinking along the lines that the Mx title would be exclusively for transgender people but what's to stop anyone from using it?
  7. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    08 Jul '17 23:09
    Originally posted by drewnogal
    Kewpie's post has proved just that. I was thinking along the lines that the Mx title would be exclusively for transgender people but what's to stop anyone from using it?
    I think Mx is primarily for when anyone doesn't want their gender disclosed
    analogous to Ms being used to hide whether or not a woman is married.
  8. Gothenburg
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    09 Jul '17 07:141 edit
    Originally posted by wolfgang59
    I think Mx is primarily for when anyone doesn't want their gender disclosed
    analogous to Ms being used to hide whether or not a woman is married.
    Swedish has a new word - gender neutral 'hen' - which should be used to replace 'han/hon' (he/she) and 'honom/henne' (him/her), in contexts where either the gender is unknown or irrelevant. It is not a word we use in daily language yet.
  9. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    09 Jul '17 10:08
    Originally posted by Torunn
    Swedish has a new word - gender neutral 'hen' - which should be used to replace 'han/hon' (he/she) and 'honom/henne' (him/her), in contexts where either the gender is unknown or irrelevant. It is not a word we use in daily language yet.
    I'm sure there is a joke somewhere about a 'gender neutral hen.'

    I'll get back to you.
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    09 Jul '17 15:01
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    I'm sure there is a joke somewhere about a 'gender neutral hen.'

    I'll get back to you.
    Please do 🙂
  11. Standard memberwolfgang59
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    10 Jul '17 01:21
    Originally posted by Ghost of a Duke
    I'm sure there is a joke somewhere about a 'gender neutral hen.'
    As Seitse isn't here ....

    Did you hear about the bisexual lad with a gender neutral cock?

    😞
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