posted by Andrea Griffith-Girtz in Lifestyle

Words Worth Banning?

January 9, 2012

All official use of the word "mademoiselle" is now banned in Cesson-Sévigné, a suburb of Rennes, France. According to "The Local," two feminist groups have been protesting against the term because-they claim- it's “sexist and condescending.”

Click through to find out more about what's at the heart of this debate.

Are there any words or phrases you'd like to see "banned?" Ones that make you cringe every time you hear them?




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