The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 11.1420 Wednesday, 26 July 2000.
Date: Tuesday, 18 Jul 2000 15:09:57 GMT
Subject: 11.1223 Re: To be an actor or not to be an actress
Comment: Re: SHK 11.1223 Re: To be an actor or not to be an actress
>From: Abdulla Al-Dabbagh
>The Official Politically Correct Dictionary & Handbook, by Henry Beard
>and Christopher Cerf [...] does not list actress/actor, but does
>waitron: waitperson, dining room attendant for waiter/waitress.
Sorry for the late response to this: it is just that I forgot to
mention that I find it extremely helpful to consult Casey Miller and
Kate Swift, 'The Handbook of Nonsexist Writing' (2nd edition; New York:
Harper and Row, 1987) when anxious about these grey areas.
Kevin De Ornellas
Queen's University Belfast