[LMB] terminal vowels (was OT: Gender Roles)

Joel Polowin jpolowin at hotmail.com
Mon Oct 4 00:34:10 BST 2021


Marc Wilson <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk> wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Oct 2021 03:48:19 +0000, Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com>
wrote:
>> But terminal vowels in personal names *universally* code for "female".
> ...in your culture.
> [snip many examples]

I was being *extremely* sarcastic there (along with describing Heinlein
as a "documentarian of human sexuality").  I should have been more
explicit about that -- _mea culpa_.

Joel


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