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Re: Can we ditch the silly political correctness in reg articles

" ...an imaginary individual in a context where their sex is irrelevant." (Dave 126)

Three cheers for avoiding the mealy-mouthed term "gender" when what's under discussion is the difference between male and female (namely sex). In my book, "gender" is a grammatical concept, not an anatomical one. As in German: das Madchen (gender = neuter) refers to a little girl (sex = female).

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