First up, let’s test your gendorial
acumen with a snippet from this morning’s New Zealand Herald—
Is this (above) an image of a human—
(c) not sure?
Look carefully before you answer.
Having a huge soft spot for big blue eyes and all the expected accoutrements of a very attractive human female I’d have to admit that to me it is a she. And as a she I’d say (speaking as yer basic Male Chauvinist Piglet) I would unto her render full due honours. Courtesies. Honorifics etc.
I would not call her a ‘he’ … however Politically Correct I’d not be being. (I define the PC people as being patheic c–ts*; people who lack the basic education or testimonials to maintain coherence in the face of social manipulation.
Here, have another go at
her it** her—
Same source as before. To me it looks like an image of an actress rather than an actor but I could be wrong (I doubt it, though~!).
How many university degrees (in English language/grammar etc) are going to have to be revisited in view of linguistic ‘progress’?
Tower of Babel … wasn’t a literal tower, Argie, ya dum mutt
** Bugger. Now I’m doing it too …