Maybe it is me, but,you cease being a girl (or boy) at puberty.
So why the double standard. I try not to call teens boys or girls, think this should be Gals ask Guys.
Am I the only one who even gives a d*mn?
Gal/guy, older child, teen.
Based my comment on what young women (not related or dating) have said to me. Parents can use girl, nothing can do, but don't like it when others do.
Apparently, they are not on GAG.
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No. I don't.
To me, it implies someone made it closer to my age bracket.
A girl is a girl (teen - late twenties)
A woman is a woman (30s +)
A boy is a boy (child age - 5-teen)
A guy is a guy (teen to late twenties)
A man is a man (late twenties +)
I don't think it's meant offensively.
They could have named the site "Damsel & Chap" and then people would have complained it's posh and british.
My point is, there's lots of words to describe one thing, if it's not the word, tough bresticles. Not everyone on this site is 63, one of the first lessons of English A-level (of which I have a very high qualification in) is language is constantly changing. We could still doth and yonder, but things have moved on, and I'm afraid if you're not prepared to let a few things go, you're going to be left behind in the times.
p.s. I'm 19.1
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