Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Tue Feb 29 01:08:16 UTC 2000

Joseph McCollum writes:
>On Sat, 26 Feb 2000 19:19:00 -0500 "Dennis R. Preston"
><preston at PILOT.MSU.EDU> writes:
>>Come come colleagues. Surely the greatest recent unification is that
>>of sex.
>Yes, and does it really fit?
>Ought not a unisex hair salon or a unisex bathroom serve only one sex,
>rather than both?

I think it sorta claims to, in the sense that any distinction between the
sexes is neutralized or ignored:  one size fits all.  Thus there is only
sex, and its members are invited to use the hair salon or bathroom.  Not
THAT different from the idea behind "uniform", which isn't one form but a
form that fits one and all without distinction.  of course, Joseph
McCollum's reading above would also be a priori possible, ceteris paribus.


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