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who’s “she” – the cat’s mother? exclamation

Refer to women by their names, not pronouns!

Collected by

Granny D – 1960s
Marion Dixon (Howes) – mother of Mum, spouse of Pop

Notes

There appeared to be some logic behind this taboo – she/her could be used in some circumstances – but it was never spelt out.

Logically there ought to be an equivalent for men, but it has not been observed

Submitted: 03/04/2021 by Mark ● Last updated: 03/04/2021 13:37 by Mark

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