Ruminations on theatre, music, and just about anything else that crosses my bipolar brain.
posted by Andrew Hamm @ 12:34 PM
7/20/2006 3:22 PM , Phil hamm said...
But I call a female waiter a waitress. A female taylor is a seamstress (figure that one out). The English language is inconsistent about dealing with gender specific nouns. Deal with it.
7/21/2006 12:47 AM , Anonymous said...
Word for word the exact phrase I use when describing why I refer to actors, female and male, as actors. Sorry, Phil, Andrew's got it on this one.
8/26/2006 3:02 PM , Brad said...
The book King Dork, by Frank Portman, has a funny section on this. Shame I can't find the passage...
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