12:15 pm, March 7th | by Amy Tennery
First, the word “Mademoiselle” was stricken from French government documents. And now, the entire language is on the chopping block.
3:15 pm, February 23rd | by Laura Donovan
Older French women who lie about their age may no longer have that option — at least on paper.
In the months following complaints from feminist organizations about the word “mademoiselle” — which translates to an unmarried woman, France prime minister Francois Fillon has ordered government officials to transition out of using the word on administrative documents, according to the Associated Press.
1:19 pm, January 6th | by Amy Tennery
By most accounts, calling a single woman “Miss” started going out of style decades ago. But one town is going a step further, officially banning the term from all government forms.