Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

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Airman or Airperson

Poll runs till Wed Jul 06, 2022 10:42 am

Airman
66
89%
Airperson
8
11%
 
Total votes: 74

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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by altiplano » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:36 am

That's a strawman argument.

We aren't talking about SOPs, we are talking about common language.
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by CL-Skadoo! » Sat Oct 12, 2019 5:59 am

.d/p
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by CL-Skadoo! » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:02 am

If you compared our language of 2019 to that used in 1919, would there be a difference? Is one better versus the other? Maybe, maybe not. Does it matter? Perspective is infinite. You're either really bored or really rattled here; that's my only fascination with this topic.

The consequences here are what?
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by Beefitarian » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:15 am

I'm old fashioned so Postman sounds normal. Post person sounds like someone who lacks intellect trying to over compensate for gender bias.

This silly stuff has gone on long enough to that letter carrier seems better.

The best is those titles to make people feel better about their job that are also gender neutral.

Sanitation engineer.
Petroleum transfer agent.
Prime minister.
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by altiplano » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:36 am

Not rattled. Discussing. The only problem I had was being censored for noticing.

Airpersonship

Just sounds funny IMO.
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by Beefitarian » Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:47 am

Someone should post the "Peoplekind" video.
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Post by '97 Tercel » Sat Oct 12, 2019 12:56 pm

^ yep, that was so embarrassing. Even the woman he responded to looked weirded-out.
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by Rowdy » Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:41 pm

Why not just refer to them as Pilot. No gender bias there..


I always thought airman sounded pretentious. But not because of gender.
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by C.W.E. » Sun Oct 13, 2019 5:53 pm

Sort of like the term " Pilot in command ".

So by default when I am driving my car I am a " Driver in command "
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by Redneck_pilot86 » Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:44 pm

You guys (and gals) have it all wrong.

Firemen are now firefighters.

Therefore, Airmen should now be referred to as Airfighters.
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by photofly » Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:00 am

Harriet Harman (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_Harman) is a British politician on the left, who has always been in the struggle for equality. Her nickname is Harriet Harperson, which always makes me giggle.
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by Flylikearedneck » Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:57 pm

altiplano wrote:
Fri Oct 11, 2019 10:42 am

Please refrain from cockpit vs. pussypit discussions, that will be saved for a later poll.
Sorry I have too. Cockbox! :lol:

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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by freakonature » Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:21 pm

PC would be Box office.
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by linecrew » Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:43 am

Redneck_pilot86 wrote:
Sun Oct 13, 2019 7:44 pm
You guys (and gals) have it all wrong.

Firemen are now firefighters.

Therefore, Airmen should now be referred to as Airfighters.
*Aircrafters
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Re: Airman vs. Airperson Discussion/Poll

Post by DirtyDashDriver » Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:19 am

CL-Skadoo! wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 6:02 am
If you compared our language of 2019 to that used in 1919, would there be a difference? Is one better versus the other? Maybe, maybe not. Does it matter? Perspective is infinite. You're either really bored or really rattled here; that's my only fascination with this topic.

The consequences here are what?
Let me introduce you to my patron saint, George Carlin, who covered this very subject quite elegantly and can answer your question.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSp8IyaKCs0
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