Re: use of he/she/they

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.

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