Quiz: Is your communication gender-sensitive?

Biased Language Your Answer Gender Sensitive (appears after completion of middle column)
He
She and he, s/he, they
Man
Person, Individual
Mankind
People, human beings, humanity, women and men
Manpower
Staff, workers, work force, employees, personnel
Chairman
Chair, chairperson
Policeman
Police Officer
Fatherland
Native Land
Mother Tongue
Native Tongue
Cleaning lady 
Cleaner, housekeeper 
Dear Sir
Dear Sir/Madam, Dear Editor, To whom it may concern
Miss/Mrs
Ms (does not indicate marital status)
Weak half of humanity 
The opposite sex 
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