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Old 10th Oct 2021, 16:35
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So, what do you say?

Canít say Ladies and Gentlemen.

https://www.breitbart.com/europe/202...emen-greeting/
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 16:41
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Good Morning , SLF. Nigel here.
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 16:46
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Welcome to XYZ Airlines. Enjoy your flight. Our expected arrival time is….
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 17:02
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How about 'Hello, everyone'. Valid for any time of day (or night), all genders, all ages. Worked for me for 30 years.
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 17:03
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I will continue to say Ladies and Gentlemen and Sir and Madam when addressing paying customers. From my company’s and from my experience it is what those with the money to pay for a premium seat want. Out of touch managers who are virtue signalling and Human Resources departments (who are usually clueless about the company they work for and just follow other HR trends) can do what they want.
Why pander to a very, very small minority?
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 17:10
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I have no problem with others identifying as something else, and I respect that. Now could they respect that I wish to identify as a male and be addressed appropriately.
Isn't that the basis for all this fuss, the desire for people to be addressed as they identify?
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Mesdames & messieurs.......!!!....
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 19:13
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"Gentlemen, and gentlemen without balls......"
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 20:01
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I thought the comment by one of the contributors on the link had the issue sorted.
To avoid any confusion, page 3 of the new BA flight attendant's manual instructs to refer to customers using the new universal pronoun, "She-He-It" said very rapidly so that it blends together to sound like a single syllable word
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 20:09
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What do I say ? I say the world has lost its ever-luvin mind and allowed tiny fringe elements to run the show. That's what I say.
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 20:52
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“Ladies, gentlemen and all those in between…..”
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 21:18
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  • This issue raised its ugly head in our technical education system, where I was on a course advisory committee, more than twenty years ago. Some numpty went through all the Statistics notes and changed "Students T" (a statistical test) to "Learners T".
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 21:31
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Bretbart News is not my go to source of information.

Did you read the whistleblowers testimony that said that Facebook knew that news or comments that made people angry got the most views, hence was the best for ad revenue?

It’s the equivalent of click bait, or, “If it bleeds, it leads.”

They don’t care if it is true, they just want as many people as possible to read it so that they can sell more ads.

Do you want more people ticked off at cabin crew because they get worked up about cabin announcements???

This seems like a good approach to provoke some.
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Old 10th Oct 2021, 23:07
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Simple: "Youz guys!"
I've been thus addressed more than once in recent times

(O tempora, o mores!)
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Old 11th Oct 2021, 10:10
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To borrow from the standards of the Lancet:

"Bodies with vaginas and Gentlemen."

If it were me I would say:

Ladies and Gentlemen and persons formerly known as Mr Potato Head."
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Old 11th Oct 2021, 12:08
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Taking a page from Prince's name change, The Humans formerly known as Ladies and Gentlemen.
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Old 11th Oct 2021, 14:50
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How about "Ladies and Gentlemen, and vice-versa"?

FBW
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Old 11th Oct 2021, 20:11
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Taking a page from Prince's name change, The Humans formerly known as Ladies and Gentlemen.
No way Josť ... you'd be excluding all the support animals and little humans' cuddly toys.
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Old 11th Oct 2021, 21:40
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Psychophysiological entities, I bid you good day. Where have I heard that before?
< There perhaps.
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Carbon-based organisms, and Aliens?
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