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Topic: OT Gender neutral noun - was - New to Roasting- (2 msgs / 35 lines)
1) From: Tom Ulmer
I have a very limited knowledge of Spanish, Italian, or Portuguese but it
seems gender neutral nouns are rare. To me the unisex application is a bit
odd.  
On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 12:42 PM, miKe mcKoffee  wrote:
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2) From: Doug Hoople
"I have a very limited knowledge of Spanish, Italian, or Portuguese but it
seems gender neutral nouns are rare. To me the unisex application is a bit
odd."
Odd, but certainly not unheard of. In every language that applies gender to
every noun, there always seem to be a few.
In Brasilian Portuguese, a Carioca is a native of Rio de Janeiro. Male or
female, the ending is the same. They have a few others like that, too, but
they're not coming to mind at the moment.
Doug
On Mon, Dec 21, 2009 at 10:51 AM, Tom Ulmer  wrote:
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