Re: he/she thread

Subject: Re: he/she thread
From: Dick Margulis <margulis -at- fiam -dot- net>
To: David Chinell <dchinell -at- email -dot- msn -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 1999 19:41:24 -0500


David Chinell wrote:
>
The best overall
> solution to this issue would be to vanish the female pronouns. This would
> force the male pronouns to become non-genderal.

Umm, David, did your mother nurse you at his breast while his uterus was
expelling his placenta? When you were dreaming up your 50% solution,
were you sipping on a 60% solution, perhaps?

>
> This saves us having to create a totally new set of pronouns, and renders
> acceptable the huge body of printed material already in existence.

I beg to differ. Nah, I don't beg. I just differ.

Dick




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