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Re: ratio of male vs. female debian users

Ron Johnson wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-07-16 at 06:42, Morten Bo Johansen wrote:
> > Ivo Wever <I.J.W.Wever@student.tudelft.nl> wrote:
> > 
> > IW> In retrospect, considering it ends in -a, it isn't to suprising it's a 
> > IW> female name. ;)
> > 
> > There are a great many exceptions to that rule - in countries
> > like Ireland and Finland many male names end in -a.
> The "-o is masculine" and "-a is feminine" is purely(?) a rule for the
> latinate languages: Italian, Spanish, Portugese and, of course, Latin.

Not necessarily.

See 'Andrea' in Italy which is used a as male name..
In Germany 'Andrea' only is female name...



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