Word Watch: mentor/mentee/manatee?
File under “too close for comfort.”
I have never liked the word “mentee” as the name of the recipient of another’s mentoring. Too close to “manatee.”
I was put in mind of it again when Dr. Lucy Ferriss (PhD), writing in Lingua Franca, a blog of The Chronicle of Higher Education, opined recently about whether “mentor” is a noun or a verb. Continue reading →