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The English language has been for centuries, if not for millennia. Conversations from the Middle Ages would almost unrecognisable today. In particular, the use and meaning of vocabulary in constant flux. The British charity Oxfam has a guide that further for changes in how the language is , especially by charity workers. Oxfam wants to "decolonise" English, which it to be, "the language of a colonising nation". It said English to change "in order to decolonise our ways of working and power". Oxfam has issued a 92-page "Inclusive Language Guide" to employees on the use of language "to support everyone to feel empowered to be inclusive in their work".

Oxfam was in 1942 to help global poverty. It now in more than 80 countries worldwide. Its new guide the reality that English is the dominant language used by charity workers in former British colonies. Oxfam said: "This guide to support people who have to work and communicate in the English language as part of this colonial legacy." The guide on inclusivity for the disabled, the LGBTQIA+ community, migrants, refugees, and others. Suggested language changes avoiding "colonial" phrases like "headquarters" and "mankind". It said the latter word could be as being patriarchal as "it is often as only to men".

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