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Appropriate/inappropriate language
  1. Adele Waters

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I am very happy to publish your letter. As you point out, the offending term ‘old boys’ was contained in a published letter about older and (predominantly) male equine vets not wearing helmets when dealing with horses at work.

I agree that we should all be careful about our choice of language. Removing the words ‘old boys’ from the published …

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