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Words And Women

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A good-humored look at how the English language has perpetuated gender bias and how it is responding to new perceptions of women and men. Words And Women is the landmark work that reveals the sexual biases present in our everyday speech and writing—and shows how they affect women's and men's perceptions of the world and one another.
Paperback, 200 pages
Published May 3rd 1977 by Anchor
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