Fetus or unborn child?

As indexers, we all know that our choice of words is important.  We also know that language is dynamic so we need to be aware of current usage, sometimes even “politically correct” usages.   In medical, scientific, or technical indexing we are often dealing with terms that have very specific definitions so it is easy to…

Culinary word use

One of the emails that periodically appears in my inbox is from Conscious Style Guide about latest articles.  Topics such as unbiased language use are sometimes useful in the process of choosing how to phrase an index entry.  So, I thought I share this useful article. The latest was Why We Should Examine our Culinary Vocabulary is well worth reading…