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No More "Ladies and Gentlemen" at Railway Stations

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https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9574901/LNER-slammed-apologising-staff-said-good-afternoon-ladies-gentlemen-boys-girls.html

This is getting ridiculous now, people apologising for using a perfectly polite and respectful way of addressing people

What do people want instead ??

'' Good evening all Agender,

Androgyne

Androgynous

Bigender

Cis

Cisgender

Cis Female

Cis Male

Cis Man

Cis Woman

Cisgender Female

Cisgender Male

Cisgender Man

Cisgender Woman

Female to Male

FTM

Gender Fluid

Gender Nonconforming

Gender Questioning

Gender Variant

Genderqueer

Intersex

Male to Female

MTF

Neither

Neutrois

Non-binary

Other

Pangender

Trans

Trans*

Trans Female

Trans* Female

Trans Male

Trans* Male

Trans Man

Trans* Man

Trans Person

Trans* Person

Trans Woman

Trans* Woman

Transfeminine

Transgender

Transgender Female

Transgender Male

Transgender Man

Transgender Person

Transgender Woman

Transmasculine

Transsexual

Transsexual Female

Transsexual Male

Transsexual Man

Transsexual Person

Transsexual Woman

Two-Spirit '' The train will be running 5 minutes late , oh its here now , thank you ''

telmel
a month ago
What do you think of this?
Ann1984
Ann1984a month ago

Your a 👦 or 👧 simple that’s what your parents made if one of my kids came out with utter nonsense of changing a wipe across back side they will get

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PhilipMarc
PhilipMarca month ago

Wtf. If I need to take a leak I'm not concerned about that nonsense.

Personally, the toilets for wheelchair folks are my favorite when available since they're clean and loads of space, kinda like home.

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telmel
telmel
Original Poster
a month ago

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davidstockport
davidstockporta month ago

I took the trouble to read the link - I hate the "let's guess what topic is about by the title" game. It had nothing to do with the naming of toilets.

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beccatavender
beccatavendera month ago

I read this and thought the world has gone mad, this is just good manners and surprised the conductor was that polite 🙂

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angelik
angelika month ago

People are free to identify however they wish and use whichever terms/words they want to describe their gender, but I think the way LNER responded to this is appalling.

'train managers should not be using language like this'

Saying "language like this" just seems wrong to me.

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tumblespots
tumblespotsa month ago

What happened to catering for the majority. Most of us consider ourselves 'ladies and gentlemen' so now the rest of us are all upset instead.

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lornaae
lornaaea month ago

How are you upset by this? How can you possibly be offended that the term ”ladies and gentleman” isn’t going to be used when you get on a train? They will more than likely just instead say “welcome everyone/all passengers“ or something similar. How on earth could that offend you?

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lornaae
lornaaea month ago

I think you'll find that you’re the one being sensitive if this really bothers you. Is it really an issue if the term “ladies and gentleman” isn’t said when you get on a train? No😂

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HappyTravels
HappyTravelsa month ago

It’ll be the Thought Police next.

If you identify as a unicorn then good for you, but we can’t all walk on eggshells in order to avoid hurting someone’s feelings because they perceive a phrase to be discriminatory.

Next week, the word ‘hello’ might be offensive to someone 🤦‍♀️🤷‍♀️

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PinkElephant26
PinkElephant26a month ago

This is just getting silly now! Soon we'll not be able to say 'man' or 'woman' or 'he' or 'she'. 🤯

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angelik
angelika month ago

An old tweet that was sent by the person who made the complaint about the phrase "Ladies and Gentlemen" has been showing up online today. In the tweet this person says "Good evening ladies and gents."

Hmmmm...

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ACR
ACRa month ago

Pointless pandering for a very small percentage of people that ends up irritating everyone else. Society seems to be getting more Kafkaesque by the day.

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hspexy
hspexya month ago

Once upon a tine, it was appropriate to address people in such ways. Now, it’s best not to. Madness

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