A: It must be really hard being a fireman.
B: What about a firewoman? That would be even harder!
A: Sure, any job where you have to fight fires would be difficult.
B: I think that is why we call them “firefighters” now.
A: Is that because both men and women can do that job?
B: Yes, it sounds fairer.
A: I guess that’s why we say “police officer” instead of policeman?
B: Right. It’s probably for the same reason.