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What do you use?DS has been asked to find the plural of Chairman and I feel it could be a teaching tool. Chairmen? Chairpeople?
www.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/american_english/midwifeRight down at the bottom - old English - mid == with, wif == woman - although their definition assumes that a midwife is a woman.The languages I have familiarity of are all heavily gendered - so you'd be presidente/a etc.
Oh, and plurals default to male unless they're all women..
Re more heavily gendered languages: in Spanish many people - admittedly generally of a certain political persuasion - use the @ symbol in writing to denote unknown gender (so eg doctor@ ) (Good old Wikipedia says the anarchist A-in-a-circle is also sometimes used, but I've never seen that in practice. )
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