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Re: [ot] Linux gender in French

On Sat, Nov 01, 2003 at 09:48:25AM -0700, Wesley J Landaker wrote:
> "Le Linux" is typically used as masculine, but I've seen it, less often, 
> used as feminine, "la Linux". I'm not aware that it is "officially" 
> anything, but to me as a French-speaker, it "feels" more like a 
> masculine noun.

Do some free-association and tell me what makes a word "feel' masculine 
or feminine.

(I have a theory, but I don't want to influence what you say).

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