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Japan Airlines will swap ‘ladies and gentlemen’ for gender-neutral terms on its in-flight announcements

Japan Airlines says that starting Thursday it will use gender-neutral terms for in-flight and airport announcements. It will swap “ladies and gentlemen” for gender-neutral phrases such as “passengers” and “everyone,” it said. Air Canada and the British airline easyJet introduced similar policies in 2019. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
Japan Airlines will swap ‘ladies and gentlemen’ for gender-neutral terms on its in-flight announcements
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10 slang words from the ’50s that we should bring back

Slang isn’t always cyclical – things are cool to say, until one day they aren’t. That doesn’t mean it should stay that way. Here are 10 slang terms from the ’50s that we think deserve a comeback. Imagine saying that you’re going to get a wig chop instead of a […]
10 slang words from the ’50s that we should bring back
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16 things that only exist in New England

The six states of New England have restaurants, foods, and sayings that won’t be found anywhere else in the US. New England is home to chains like Shaw’s, Market Basket, and D’Angelo. Only New England residents say “coffee regular” and “wicked.” Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Tucked away in […]
16 things that only exist in New England
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8 slang words from the last decade that we can’t stand

Thanks to the internet and social media, slang words spread through our culture faster than ever. Most slang words don’t stand the test of time, and some deserve to fade away sooner than others. Here are eight of our least favourite slang words from the past decade, including “YOLO,” “cancelled,” […]
8 slang words from the last decade that we can’t stand
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11 slang words from the last decade that we love

Thanks to the internet and social media, slang words spread through our culture faster than ever. Some slang words fill gaps in our language and help us express ourselves in innovative ways, while others don’t seem to serve much of a purpose at all. Here are 11 of our favourite […]
11 slang words from the last decade that we love