Re: Of accents & dialects
|From:||Ina van der Vegt <gijsstrider@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, November 2, 2008, 9:13|
2008/11/2 Wesley Parish <wes.parish@...>:
> On Saturday 01 November 2008 00:29, And Rosta wrote:
>> To honour the gods of pedantry, as is our wont, I shall reply firstly that
>> I had actually already consulted Gillian Anderson's Wikipedia entry, which
>> says "is an American actress ... born in Chicago", and secondly that if
>> Gillian were indeed born in Crouch End (as I in fact was, a year and a bit
>> earlier) she'd be not an Essex girl but a Middlesex girl....
> Technically a hermaphrodite ... ;)
Hermaphrodite is an outdated term, rarely used by the medical
community anymore. The correct term would be intersexed person.