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1.Using "he" in a sentence as the default pronoun(instead of "he or she") for someone of an unknown gender,a person using this rule is thus considered a sexist by feminists.
2. Rule that compares such a person previously described to that of a wife-beater(wife beating is where the Rule of Thumb part originates).
My feminist English teacher yelled at me about my use of the Grammatical Rule of Thumb in my English paper.
by Klausmetzger February 09, 2008
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