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Re: Genderless Lingo

From:Nik Taylor <fortytwo@...>
Date:Monday, December 20, 1999, 2:44
Patrick Dunn wrote:
> As a science fiction afficionado (but not writer -- I've given up *grins*) > I have to say that I distrust such simplistic definitions of an entire > species as "warlike." Are humans warlike? Then what does one make of > quakers, Gandhi, and H. D. Thoreau?
Quite true. A culture can be said to be warlike, and it seems that sci-fi tends to make every race have one culture.
> The advena borrow the word for "human": umn - "to be human".
How would you say "human" as a noun? -- "Old linguists never die - they just come to voiceless stops." - anonymous ICQ: 18656696 AIM Screen-Name: NikTailor