25 thoughts on “Not my oc but it deserves to be spread

  1. For anyone wondering, I ran a google image search for the word “actress”. I counted 53 before I found a man. I also searched “actor”; I counted 1 before I saw a woman.

  2. The -tor and -tress (or originally, -trix) suffixes are remnants of gendered loan words from Latin.

    [https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/9z4znz/til_that_older_forms_of_english_kept_latins/](https://www.reddit.com/r/todayilearned/comments/9z4znz/til_that_older_forms_of_english_kept_latins/)

    Since English doesn’t really do gendered words other than those it has borrowed, it’s not strictly needed, we could just call anyone who acts an actor or an actress, but personally I think it sounds nicer having gendered delineations.

  3. I’m glad they didn’t blur out the username; she needs to be ridiculed and learn her lesson

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