gaypee:

animalsandtrees:

"Very important. General rule for English speakers - if you don’t do it in the human context, don’t do it in the nonhuman context.
Just make a little effort to say “she or he” or “her or him” if you don’t know the sex. It’s a little effort with a very important social message.
Nonhuman animals are *persons*, not *things*. Therefore, we should refer to a nonhuman animal as a “she” or “he,” never as an “it.””

gaypee:

animalsandtrees:

"Very important. General rule for English speakers - if you don’t do it in the human context, don’t do it in the nonhuman context.

Just make a little effort to say “she or he” or “her or him” if you don’t know the sex. It’s a little effort with a very important social message.

Nonhuman animals are *persons*, not *things*. Therefore, we should refer to a nonhuman animal as a “she” or “he,” never as an “it.””

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smithsonian:

Physicist Chien-shiung Wu and her team’s experiments confirmed the theory of sub-atomic behavior known as “weak interaction.” #groundbreaker 

smithsonian:

Physicist Chien-shiung Wu and her team’s experiments confirmed the theory of sub-atomic behavior known as “weak interaction.” #groundbreaker 

radn:

catspring:

i don’t get why we need driver’s training. driving is just like mario kart except slower and you can’t throw blue shells at people

please never drive