Defense Secretary Ponders How to Change ‘Unmanned’ Job Titles to Gender-Neutral Wording

Meeting with reporters today at the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, R.I., Carter was asked whether he saw “a benefit or a need to do that throughout the military.”

Carter said it was “a very good question.”

  • moraywatson

    It’s a “manhole cover”… dickhead !

  • Ego

    Suggestions for further words that they might find offending:
    manhole —
    man-o-war —
    mankind —
    man (verb) —
    no man’s land —
    man up —

    and a host more.

    Are they really out to kill English as we know it?
    George Carlin knew all about this:

  • tom_billesley

    Is it mandatory?

  • Waffle

    “Oh what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive. . .”

  • Clausewitz