Advocating 'weatherpeople'

Regarding the use of the term "weatherman's map" in the article "Wide Gap in State Jobless Rates," Oct. 22: There are many female meteorologists and there are many female weather broadcasters. Use of that term is dated and sexist.Michael Mark, Mechanicsburg, Pa. Letters are welcome. Only a selection can be published, subject to condensation, and none acknowledged. Please address them to "Readers Write," One Norway St., Boston, MA 02115.

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