|Peter Greene||28/10/2020 00:32:43|
|273 forum posts|
2225 forum posts
Oh my god. Sir i think my small piston cylinder that operates my clutch is leaking. What!!!!!!!.
4690 forum posts
What's known as "first world problems"
|143 forum posts|
Don't think they had degrees, but many of my ancestors were
|Peter G. Shaw||28/10/2020 09:14:04|
1309 forum posts
This might not go down too well with some people, but I'm absolutely fed up of people trying to change the way we speak and think. I resent it. And above all, the actual effect on me is the exact opposite of what is going on.
Peter G. Shaw
|Michael Gilligan||28/10/2020 09:16:43|
18746 forum posts
Very well-intentioned, I’m sure ...
But I feel obliged to mention that the Master/Slave relationship is not intrinsically Racist
... There are many examples of same race enslavement.
Perhaps Firefox needs to improve its vocabulary before trying to right the wrongs of the world.
|John Baguley||28/10/2020 09:30:07|
489 forum posts
What a load of rubbish! Totally agree with Peter.
|Mick B1||28/10/2020 09:30:50|
|2005 forum posts|
I do wonder if they're expecting to be taken completely seriously.
|561 forum posts|
Totally agree with Peter. What about Master and Slave chucks, are they now supposed to be called primary and secondary chucks? The worlds going crazy!
|1334 forum posts|
Wot is firefox????
|Douglas Johnston||28/10/2020 10:27:09|
760 forum posts
Just because we have used certain terms all our lives and don't think about them as being linked to things like slavery, perhaps we should move away from some of the old terms which clearly cause offence to others.
|Peter Sansom||28/10/2020 10:29:25|
|95 forum posts|
Master an slave is commonly used in IT. Glad I am getting closer to retirement. Yes I have a Masters Degree.
1499 forum posts
Does anyone know the names of the different races?
|Steve Neighbour||28/10/2020 10:58:05|
|108 forum posts|
I'm a Electrical Engineer (semi retired) and there are many references to the two words mentioned which we now appear to not be able to mention !!!
Two transfomers in a electricity grid station were always reffered to as 'M and S' pretty much anything that has a primary and secondary was always called M and S
The world really has gone mad
(Now, I must pop out and feed my rainbow sheep with my gender neutral grandchildren)
2933 forum posts
What a load of b******s... just another platform being PC!. The PC brigade should get out & find a proper job.Too much of it.
5505 forum posts
Seems like a primary example of Master baiting to me.
1499 forum posts
If it gathers pace then Jaeger-LeCoultre will need to change their range.
|Brian Sweeting||28/10/2020 11:48:39|
|453 forum posts|
I was a little confused with their description of the glass. Is 'outwardly curving' be the new 'convex'?
|Rik Shaw||28/10/2020 14:46:21|
1452 forum posts
VIZ was very good at lampooning this sort of posturing "wokeness" scrawled in the OP's link. Millie Tant would have been proud of this bunch of prats.
Edited By Rik Shaw on 28/10/2020 14:54:42
|Tony Pratt 1||28/10/2020 15:16:15|
|1653 forum posts|
Perhaps we should move away from the culture of being offended by anything & everything.
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