Posts tagged "lady"

What Does “Being A Gentleman” Mean These Days?

A few months ago, I accidentally shoved my foot in my mouth on a listserv I participate in. I got a bunch of irritated emails and issued numerous apologies. What did I do? I addressed the women as "ladies." Some women hate to be called "ladies," I came to find out. It's an outdated word,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 20, 2009