"comradess" (RE: Ceding ground to capitalist ideologues)
furuhashi.1 at SPAMosu.edu
Fri Dec 17 01:39:24 MST 1999
>Now, let us see more seriously what is Mark telling us here (I
>say 'us' because he slumps me together with 'Hoov' and Yoshie,
>which I hope will not be too uncomfortable for my dungeon
>comradess, but now I will go ahead on my own behalf).
Perhaps the above is a linguistic failure (English not being Nestor's first
language), as opposed to failure in camaraderie, but I'd have to point out
that the virtue of the word "comrade" lies in its gender-free character.
The Oxford English Dictionary knows no "comradess," and I hope this newly
coined word won't find itself in a socialist lexicon.
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