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Old 06-27-2011, 03:16 PM
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Default Re: Please stop using joke pronouns

Originally Posted by Eloi View Post
Well, yes, in the specialized-terminology of gender studies, but in ordinary language, male and female are often used as identity makers, and even in some gender studies (see also: Male-to-Female/Female-to-Male Transsexual person).
I think you just answered yourself here.

And we weren't "raised" to recognize this, its just a pattern for the majority of human beings here. It allegedly being universal is the socially created hyperbole of the actual pattern.
You can't possibly believe this? Gender roles and language are societal constructs.
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