Don’t Use the Word “Man,” Princeton HR says

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Uh, what? This isn’t a joke, but is something that Princeton University’s human resources department decided to do:

The Princeton University HR department has largely wiped the word “man” from its vocabulary.

The relatively new policy in effect at the Ivy League institution spells out the directive in a four-page memo that aims to make the department more gender inclusive.

Instead of using “man,” employees are told to use words such as human beings, individuals or people.