From 'deep state' to 'dad joke'. Help your kids build their vocabulary! You all would not have guessed some of these. We promise it won't be a chore to read them. Here at Merriam-Webster, we have a number of women editors. Or is it female editors?
Female Trouble: The Debate Over “Woman” as an Adjective
woman / women | Common Errors in English Usage and More | Washington State University
Sign in. With a boy knowing that she is really Wonder Woman, Diana Prince continues her battle against a mysterious alien invasion. Diana Prince investigating a strange alien force in a small suburban community, is seen whirling into Wonder Woman by a young boy. Wonder Woman's strength, ability and quick action saves hundreds of people from a disastrous accident at an amusement park. Part two of a two-part episode. Get a quick look at the the week's trailers, including Villains , Countdown , Like a Boss , and more.
WOMAN vs WOMEN: How to Use Women vs Woman in Sentences?
When writing about the right of women to vote and run for elections , which term is correct, "woman suffrage" or "women's suffrage"? As the accompanying chart image shows, written use of the term "woman suffrage" used to be far more common, and recently "women's suffrage" has gained in usage. The multivolume history of the movement, written by some of those who were central in it, was titled History of Woman Suffrage. Clearly "woman suffrage" was the preferred term during the time that the vote was still in contention. A publication, called "The Blue Book," which was that year's update of progress of winning the vote, and a collection of talking points and history, was formally titled "Woman Suffrage.
First, we had Nancy Pelosi taking over as Speaker of the House, then Sarah Palin as the Republican vice presidential nominee, and now Hillary Clinton as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. So the question of word choice is rising again—Is Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee from a major party or the first woman nominee? Sexism Before I answer the question, I want to address a related issue, which is that sometimes it's sexist to point out people's sex because doing so implies that they aren't in their proper role. For example, saying someone is a male nurse or a female doctor wrongly implies that it's so unusual for men to be nurses or so unusual for women to be doctors that you have to make a big deal out of it.