Re: OT: sex/gender
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, October 18, 2003, 17:47|
Paul Bennett wrote at 2003-10-18 13:04:07 (-0400)
> Fine. A worthy choice. However, I wasn't using either term
> (originally) as contrastive to the other. My point was on the
> multitude of birth sexes that occur fequently among the human
> population. This degenerated into an argument over whether I used the
> right word, which is so far off the topic I was trying to discuss as
> to verge on the absurd.
Off the topic of the _thread_, yes, but almost on the the topic of the
| No man forgets his original trade: the rights of nations and of
| kings sink into questions of grammar, if grammarians discuss them.
-Dr. Samuel Johnson (1707 - 1784) [via a sig of B.P. Jonsson]