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Washington State Gives Boot To Gender-Specific Words, ‘Fisherman’ And ‘Penmanship’

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee passed on Monday a ban on gender-specific words in state laws, calling for the rewrite of legislation that mention terms like “fisherman” and “freshman.”

Now state officials will have to go back and replace the texts with words like “fisher” and “first-year student,” the Toronto Sun reported.

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