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helloSystem: Pre-alpha FreeBSD project chases simplicity and elegance by taking cues from macOS

John Brown (no body) Silver badge

Re: Further simplicity and ease of use...

"everyone must avoid using words that their clique has decided are offensive"

The latest is some people complaining that "breast feeding" is offensive to some trans people and think it should be renamed "chest feeding" so as to remove the "offence".

I'm not sure how that changes things since not everyone with a "chest" can feed a baby, but then again "breast" is pretty much a synonym of "chest" anyway in reality. Robin Red Breast anyone?

Additionally, I would imagine that a trans from female to male doesn't have a problem with the term breast-feeding while a trans going from male to female can't breast feed anyway. Maybe I'm missing the point?

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