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Gender Activists Celebrate as ‘Mademoiselle’ scrapped from French Correspondence

Two thumbs up for gender rights and equality activists for finally propelling the French Government to formally ban the use of ‘mademoiselle’ from all official correspondence. Prime Minister François Fillon has sent out a memo directing all offices to immediately cease using ‘mademoiselle’ to refer to women who are not married. ‘Mademoiselle’ is the French equal of the English word ‘Miss’, which upon…