The Washington State Senate is debating a bill that would replace 'Ombudsman' with 'Ombuds' throughout the state's legislative scheme. Included in the technical revision are replacements for 'foreman,' 'fireman,' 'signalman,' 'journeyman,' and 'freshman. It does not, however, rename the state's Office of the Education Ombudsman. (Sunlight Foundation, WA SB 5077.)
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