The Dictionary of Bias-free Usage: A Guide to Nondiscriminatory Language

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Designed for anyone who works with words, this provides guidelines and a selection of 15,000 alternatives to help recognize bias in the English language, replace stereotypical language and improve communication skills. Also included is advice and background perspective on usage or word origin.

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Excellent tool for anyone who writes and wants to make sure they use neutral terms. I use it frequently.

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About the author (1991)

Rosalie Maggio has been a professional writer and editor for 25 years. She has edited for a college textbook, a university magazine, and trade publishers. She is the author of several books including The Dictionary of Bias-Free Usage (first published in 1987 by Oryx Press as The Nonsexist Word Finder: A Dictionary of Gender-Free Usage.) and the popular book How to Say It. Ms. Maggio has won numerous book awards.

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