Yes, but that's not what is still often widely happening even if it 's pretty good where you live. Which is my point. I'm not talking about the places where things are being done appropriately, I'm talking about the places where they very often still aren't. I was using real examples from the recent past for all of my examples, including the one about the UK ministers leaving Downing Street -which is why I included that example. It wasn't theoretical. I hear people use girl when they mean woman nearly every day.

And an uber competent man is a boss, not a boy-boss. And what exactly is your beef with what I've said that you felt the need to "set me straight"?

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