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Re: [ot] Linux gender in French

Christophe Courtois wrote:
Le Dimanche 2 Novembre 2003 03:42, Wesley J Landaker a déclamé :

Then again, as I said, I'm not
a native French speaker, and although I've got *fairly* good inuition
into a word's gender, I still make mistakes! ;)

 Don't worry, even French people don't always know all genders :-)

True, but having lived in Mexico for the last 10 years and speaking Spanish, I note with regret that genders are "built-in" and if you come from a more or less genderless background (the Netherlands, US) then you never get it: it just refuses to become automatic.


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