[SpamCop-List] Re: Tiresome
nobody at devnull.spamcop.net
Tue Sep 7 16:49:04 EDT 2004
John Lurker wrote:
> If I recall correctly the English language lacks certain gender neutral
You're right about that.
> Hasn't the masculine tense been used quite correctly when gender is unknown
> or even mixed?
No, it's still incorrect.
> I would think that the guy deserves some slack. I would think double slack
> might be
> in order if English isn't his first language.
I'll give you credit for at least posting calmly and rationally instead
of jumping on the bandwagon to flame me like some others have done. I
think Dar's post explained it best, which was the point I was trying to
make in the first place.
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