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Thursday, June 23, 2011

What's In a Name — Part III

Has your newspaper caught on yet that using chair, to indicate the leader of a group, is both more accurate and more space saving? Instead of designating chairman or chairwoman and taking a chance on the genders of Lee Smith, Kim Yang, Sam Brown, or Taylor White, why not use chair? In Roberts Rules of Order, the chair is considered both the position and the person.

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