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Avoiding Gender Bias

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Dragoman prefers using gender-neutral vocabulary in its translations wherever possible.

Inappropriate:      This small, soil dwelling, bacteria eating, unsegmented worm may be an important key in mankind‘s endeavor to explore space.

Gender-neutral:   This small, soil dwelling, bacteria eating, unsegmented worm may be an important key in humankind‘s endeavor to explore space.

Inappropriate:     In this edition, Elizabeth Warren, chairman of the Congressional Oversight Panel, discusses TARP and the legacy of “too big to fail.”

Gender-neutral:  In this edition, Elizabeth Warren, chair of the Congressional Oversight Panel, discusses TARP and the legacy of “too big to fail.”

Gender-neutral:  In this edition, Elizabeth Warren, chairperson of the Congressional Oversight Panel, discusses TARP and the legacy of “too big to fail.”

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