Homebuilders scrap ‘master bedroom’ because of racist, gender-biased connotations

Written by chuck on April 18, 2013 – 4:44 pm -

Friends, this is total BULL CRAP! I am shocked everyday by new Political Correctness crap, but this takes the cake. Chuck

The “master suite” is being phased out — not from our homes, but from our lexicon.

A survey of 10 major Washington, D.C.-area homebuilders found that six no longer use the term “master” in their floor plans to describe the largest bedroom in the house. They have replaced it with “owner’s suite” or “owner’s bedroom” or, in one case, “mastre bedroom.”

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2 Responses to “Homebuilders scrap ‘master bedroom’ because of racist, gender-biased connotations”

  1. By Mike on Apr 22, 2013 10:29 am | Reply

    Uses from the dictionary: “She is a MASTER of her craft.”

    Gender? Racist?

    I sure hope you don’t have a MASTER key on your key-ring.

  2. By chuck on Apr 23, 2013 7:08 am | Reply

    Thanks Mike, now I can’t have a master key! :)

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