17 May 2016


I was reading The Guardian and this headline struck me as odd:

Queen's birthday honours: Angelina Jolie made dame in thousand-strong list

US actor receives honorary title for anti-rape campaign as gender-balanced awards span 19- to 99-year-olds  READ MORE...
I didn't know that actor can be used to refer to a woman.
In this podcast from the BBC, you'll learn about the history of these terms and why actor is preferred over actress. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN.   You can also read the SCRIPT

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