Re: Changing our Language

Subject: Re: Changing our Language
From: Kris Olberg <KJOlberg -at- AOL -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 16 Dec 1995 12:42:12 -0500

In a message dated 95-12-15 15:38:06 EST, DAF -dot- DSKPO27B -at- dskbgw1 -dot- itg -dot- ti -dot- com
(David Fisher) writes:

>If you feel that your self-esteem is damaged by the use of the pronoun he,
>should seek counseling for your problem, not try to change a language which
>failed to damage many intelligent, dynamic, and successful women. It is time
>for you to get over the fact that our language has rules with which you
>personally disagree.

Language is not so static as you might want. You're in the dark on this one,
David. Keep your eyes shut, and keep the fantasy going.

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