flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU
Mon Jan 24 22:19:06 UTC 2000
"Guys" being generic, I hope?!
At 11:17 PM 1/21/00 -0400, you wrote:
>"Pig" is indeed a neutral generic. Other unmarked female animals are the
>goose (vs. gander) and the duck (vs. drake). One generalization that works
>a little bit is that the unmarked sex (if either is) is the one more
>functionally useful or prominent for us guys (the ones with the language).
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