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    Itasan is offline Member
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    air hostess

    I understand 'air hostess' and 'stewardess'
    are pc words and that 'flight attendant' is
    used now. But was it like this in the past?
    1. air hostess - UK
    2. stewardess - US
    Thank you.

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    Red face Re: air hostess

    Yes, we used 'air hostess' in the UK and I gather from watching American films that they used 'stewardess,.

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    Tdol is offline Editor,
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    Re: air hostess

    And if you wanted to be really un-pc, you could use 'trolly dolly'.

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