[LMB] Why we need Bujold

Damien Sullivan phoenix at ugcs.caltech.edu
Thu Sep 19 01:38:12 BST 2013


On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 12:18:17AM +0100, Lisa Spurrier wrote:

> >>And yet in this world, apparently a woman (who has gold star health
> >>insurance) can still "fall" (his word) pregnant.  This pregnancy is also
> >
> >I thought this might be some old-timey book.  But no, it was published
> >this year!  And he's a British author born in 1960.
> >
> I think it's just a British regional (or possibly working class?)
> usage for pregnancy, rather than used by the writer with any

I wasn't referring to the language, I was referring to the alleged
total absence of birth control and skewed gender roles.

-xx- Damien X-) 


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