But Glasgow City Council, whose senior figures include Lady Provost Liz Cameron and leisure director and First Minister's wife Bridget McConnell, is clear about the problem of oppressed women in its ranks.There are 331 comments so far on Scotland on Sunday.
The issue is laid out in "Language Matters: A Guide for Good Practice", which has been circulated to the council's staff and elected officials.
"Sexism continues to disadvantage women both as service users and employees. The use of sexist language, whether spoken or written, reinforces this discrimination," it declares. All staff, it orders, should now stop their sexist ways.
Monday 23 October 2006
Boab Bobbie, or whatever
James Higham is correct. We residents of the Jockosphere should have picked this one up: