This post is part of the Cana­di­an Style series.

14.06 Titles of occu­pa­tions

Elim­i­nate titles and terms that sug­gest a job is not typ­i­cal­ly per­formed by per­sons of one sex. Do not fem­i­nize occu­pa­tion­al titles by adding ess, ette, or ix, as in man­ager­ess, ush­erette, or executrix.

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