Kate McCue, the first American woman to captain a mega cruise ship clapped back at a social media troll with a grammar lesson.
The 42-year-old captain for Celebrity Cruises responded to a now-deleted TikTok account that sent a “sexist” message that read: “How can you be a captain? Your[sic] only a woman.”
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“Normally as I’m scrolling through comments and see something like this, I totally ignore it and move on with my life,” McCue started in her video response, which she posted on Saturday. “But, I think it’s about high time that I address this, because it’s 2020, and in this day and age I’m shocked that someone still doesn’t know the difference between ‘you’re’ and ‘your.'”
“So, just a quick reference: ‘you’re,’ as in ‘you are,’ as in ‘you are sexist,’” she continued confidently in her captain uniform. “‘Your’ is something possessive,