Purdue Revises Online Writing Guide after Controversy of the Word ‘Man’

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Purdue University has an online writing guide which warned students against using the word “man” out of fear that it would offend people and would be considered too sexist. After reporting was done on it, the university changed some parts of the guide.

For example, the guide changed a section title from “non-sexist language” to “gender-biased language.”