The Texans Got It Right
The other day I screwed up.
I addressed a table full of women as “you guys” *facepalm*. Kindly, nobody called me out on it. As the activity progressed I seized a chance to redeem myself. Someone mentioned the impact of language.
I owned my mistake from a few minutes ago and went on to explain that “y’all” is probably one of the most inclusive phrases out there. Next time you’re referring to a group of people, let out your southern drawl.
Thoughts of a Next Gen Man…
– Jake on behalf of J(ake)J(ermal)J(ason)
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