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Old 01-07-2019, 11:54 AM
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Originally Posted by AHunter3 View Post
The main context from which the notion that it's offensive arises is the lack of parallel use of "boy" for an adult male human, so that there's an asymmetry:

Female child: girl
Male child: boy
Female adult: girl
Male adult: man

Since I used song titles in mocking the first idea, turnabout is fair play.