[LMB] mpreg (and pronouns) OT:

Margaret Devere margaret at devere.net
Fri Oct 3 00:51:34 BST 2014

Yes, and it's a compliment to both :)


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Subject: Re: [LMB] mpreg (and pronouns) OT:

On Oct 2, 2014, at 11:53 AM, Paula Lieberman wrote:

> Most animals have neutral-female-male nouns, ie horse-mare-stallion, 
> goose-hen-cob, fox-vixen-?, cat-tom-queen etc. but the default for 
> 'gender unknown' is 'he'.

Many people default cats to "she".

Never blame on stupidity what can be attributed to greed.

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