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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Hermaphrodite is an outdated term, rarely used by the medical community anymore.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. +Ina