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Subject:Re: use of he/she/they From:"Stephen D. Martin" <smartin -at- RC -dot- GC -dot- CA> Date:Thu, 14 Aug 1997 10:22:50 -0400
Beth Agnew wrote:
> In the example, did anyone notice that the female has dependents,
> suggesting a caregiving role, and the male is "self-insured under an
> indemnity plan" suggesting independence and autonomy? My former
I assumed that the dependents were cats and thus were in the caregiving
role (it's just so difficult to find a good human these days, and
they're so hard to train too!), and the male is obviously a dog person.