Citizens of the University, Arise!

This latest outbreak of passive-aggressive politically correct gender warfare is absolutely delicious.  “Mr.” and “Ms.,” are out, and who knows what is in.  While many of the commenting curmudgeons at Instapundit are suggesting replacement honorifics like “Comrade” or “Tovarich,” I think we should dig further back into revolutionary history and adopt the French Revolution’s “Citizen.”  The contradictory associations of Citizen Kane and the guillotine will confuse the educated, and an egalitarian application of the title will allow the lowliest of adjunct faculty to tweak a senior administrator in relative safety.

I think I’ll start with my students immediately, and spread it out from there.

Tip from the Instapundit.


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