48016Re: [Czechlist] Test
- Dec 29, 2011I received it.
Happy new year,
On 29 December 2011 10:17, Stephan von Pohl <stephan.pohl@...> wrote:
> I've been having trouble posting on Czechlist. Is this working?
> 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
> > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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