Womyn and Males
Jay Nordlinger’s “War of Words” (June 20) prompted me to think of the loss of “ladies and gentlemen,” so common in my generation. Here is The New York Times Manual of Style and Usage — heartbreaking: “Except in jesting or teasing contexts, gentleman is obsolete for man, just as lady is obsolete for woman.”
Regarding Rod Adams’s article “Nuclear Power after Fukushima” (June 20): Could Mr. Adams please explain how “burning a ton of coal releases between two and four tons of waste into the environment”?
Rod Adams Replies: Coal is a complex hydrocarbon that …