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Name an occupation ending in the word "man"

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Rush-2112, Feb 4, 2013.

  1. Rush-2112

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    So I'm taking a Feminism course this semester, and it's incredible how I never noticed this. These are gender neutral jobs, and yet end in "man."

    So Mailman for instance...
  2. giacomini

    giacomini Supporting Member

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  3. ADbassman

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    I've just always substituted the suffix -woman when it's a female in that occupation. A little awkward with some words, but fits with most. Ultimately I really don't think it matters.
  4. Richland123

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    Sound Man
    Milk Man
    Phone Man
    Repair Man
    Cable "Guy"

    Our drummer is a Mail Man but he says they now call them Mail Carriers
  5. lustersilk

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    Trash Man
    Police Man
    Mail Man
    Fire Man

    All of these can have women or person substituted quite easily
  6. Goatee220

    Goatee220 Bassist/Goalie Ordinaire Supporting Member

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    Door man
    Corpsman
  7. FrenchBassQC

    FrenchBassQC Supporting Member

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    Ironman
    Spiderman
    Superman
    and Hulk...:oops:
  8. sloasdaylight

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    Don't forget Wonder Wo-Man.
  9. slobake

    slobake Supporting Member

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    Repo-man
    Hit-man
  10. EricF

    EricF Habitual User Gold Supporting Member

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    How I typically hear them these days...

    Trash Collector
    Police Officer
    Mail Carrier
    Firefighter
  11. Phalex

    Phalex Yeah, I've got the moves like Jagger. Supporting Member

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    Penile American
  12. alembicguy

    alembicguy Lone Wolf Miner Supporting Member

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    Handyman
    Boogie man
    The man
    Foreman
  13. chadds

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    "The Man"
  14. fourstringdrums

    fourstringdrums Decidedly Indecisive Supporting Member

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    I wish that feminist was spell feMANist. The ultimate irony.
  15. ThudThudThud

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    That's the bass player, man!
  16. 4Mal

    4Mal Supporting Member

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    He-man ... Did that one get mentioned... Not really an occupation, I suppose...
  17. slobake

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    Hu-man ?:p
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  19. Richland123

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    MR. BASS MAN

  20. two fingers

    two fingers Loud Mouth Know It All Blowhard Gold Supporting Member

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    I can not believe it took 18 posts to get to this! We're slipping here at TB.

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