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Q: In what ways are sexist biases reflected in the language we use in ordinary speech? Please give examples.
A: All of the following statements about bias are TRUE except: bias gives an objective assessment of a situation. Sexist biases are reflected in occupations that we use colloquially such as fireman, policeman, or mailman. [ Also it is common standard that when a gender is unknown, that one usually uses the masculine pronoun instead of feminine or ambiguous (he, him, his, etc.) ]
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