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I am sorry, but this is something that touches too close to home to let it go. The feminist movement has fought for many years to erase sexists words like "house wife" from official documents, and I don't believe it is correct for us translators to ignore this fact. Besides, the sexist inference is not in the Spanish original: it does not say "mujer cuyo trabajo es limpiar la casa para su marido". Here is some reading material for those interested:
Avoiding Sexist Language
The RSCC Online Writing Lab Avoiding Sexist Language When people use sexist language they are actually ... rather than "postman" Use "homemaker" rather than "housewife" 2. Use plural forms. Instead of ...
www.rscc.cc.tn.us/owl/Sexism.html • Related Pages
The Language Teacher Online 22.05: Sexist Language and English as a Foreign Language
Sexist Language and English as a Foreign Language: A Problem of ... when EFL students learn sexist language. It discusses the reasons ... Worksheet on Avoiding Sexist Language (permission granted to ...
Language, Sex and Gender
Language, Sex and Gender Sexist language is language that expresses ... major problems relating to sexist language are: Invisibility Women ... the office', 'just a housewife', men/ladies. Alternatives for ...
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Non-Sexist Language: A Guide
... COLLEGE CORK Coláiste na hOllscoille, Corcaigh NON-SEXIST LANGUAGE A Guide Produced by the Committee ... and reflect this change. The use of sexist language is often unconscious and unintentional but ...
www.ucc.ie/ucc/equalcom/language.html • Related Pages
9/26/2002: 05 - non-sexist language ... 05 - non-sexist language nmail/postman – letter carrier nbusinessman – business leader/executive nhousewife – homemaker nstewardess – flight attendant ngirl – woman ...
ORAL PRESENTATION OUTLINE
... society. BODY: (A) A lot of sexist language is the most difficult to ... C) Another form of sexist language usage involves titles. These are ... FOREMAN 3. CONGRESSMAN 4. HOUSEWIFE 5. CLEANING WOMAN Instead ...
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Maryland State Teachers Association
... PC! Get Right! Take The Sexist Language Challenge Putting an End to ... Our concern about the use of sexist language is part of an increased ... wives Headmaster, headmistress Housewife Suffragette History ...
Kalbų studijos / Studies about languages 1, 2001
... quickly evolving consensus against sexist language. We have arrived ... women is promoted through sexist language. A textbook on American ... prize”, “Blonde hijacks plane”, “Housewife to run for congress ...
Equity & Diversity Unit @ UTS | Resources | Language Matters
... Language, Sex and Gender Sexist language is language that expresses ... of the major forms of sexist language are: Invisibility Women are ... in the office', 'just a housewife'. Return to Top Stereotyping ...
York University Style Guide - PREFERRED LANGUAGE
... is often the simplest way to avoid sexist language. There are many alternatives to gender-biased ... the handicapped persons or people with disabilities housewife homemaker lady/ladies (referring to ...
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