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  • Gerald Turner
    Dec 29, 2011
      I received it.

      Happy new year,

      Gerry

      On 29 December 2011 10:17, Stephan von Pohl <stephan.pohl@...> wrote:

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      > I've been having trouble posting on Czechlist. Is this working?
      >
      > Stephan
      >
      > On 12/29/2011 11:01 AM, Matej Klimes wrote:
      > > I really don't mean to nit pick or pick a fight Jamie, I'm genuinely
      > > interested why you'd want to say:
      > >
      > > "That and other childish linguistic annoyances tend to go away here
      > > within a year after the *person gets her * first serious job."
      > >
      > > Obviously, as a non-native, I'm not going to tell you that's wrong or
      > > what I would say and why, but why *her*..
      > >
      > > - do you think of 'person' as feminine, or is it just to make it
      > > different from the usual his (only his representing both sexes),
      > > obviously to avoid his/her as too clumsy, why not their, etc?
      > >
      > > Matej
      > >
      > >
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      > >
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      > >
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