pronouns gone mad

Herb Stahlke hfwstahlke at GMAIL.COM
Thu May 8 02:15:38 UTC 2014

And then there is the familiar SI Hayakawa comment on abortion:

"I believe it's strictly a matter between the patient and his doctor."


On Wed, May 7, 2014 at 5:54 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at> wrote:

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> JB:  <<it might have been a Schr=C3=B6dinger's kitten, both male and female
> un[til] the box is opened and its sex is determined.>>
> WB:  Sorta like Krazy Kat, with Ignatz hurling a brick into the box.
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