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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

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