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Re: Bits from the WNPP: RFH tag

On Wed, Aug 04, 2004 at 08:23:10PM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Aug 2004 23:08, Steve Greenland <steveg@moregruel.net> wrote:
> > If we're going to play the Political Correctness game, we should
> > take the commonly used[1] terms 'zie' and 'zer':
> What about "ve" and "ver" as used in books by Greg Egan (which I
> highly recommend reading BTW).

At least in "Diaspora", I believe that Egan uses those pronouns not as
non-gender-specific pronouns in the usual sense, but to explicitly
identify a person of a neutral gender.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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