Subject: Sie/hir
From: Anatole Wilson <awilson -at- VNET -dot- IBM -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Nov 1994 08:14:54 PST

I have to say I don't understand "sie/hir." How is it supposed to be used,
and if the terms are supposed to mask gender, why are there two terms instead
of just one? Seems to me you could easily suppose that "sie" means "his" and
"hir" means "her."

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