"it" NOT!

Barry M. OConnor bmoc at UMICH.EDU
Tue Jun 25 08:48:35 CDT 1996

Frankly, if this nonsense goes on much longer, I'll have to leave this
list!  It still requires time to hit the "delete" key for this trash - time
during which I would much rather be doing systematics. - Barry

At 6:27 AM 6/25/96, Peter Rauch wrote:
>Try refering to "person", or to "him" or "her" as that person appears to
>be. "It" is a disgusting lack of respect for another person.
>And, it has nothing to do with Lamiaceae.
>> From: "GB:'X0B$4fAB92GB5" <76711.1261 at COMPUSERVE.COM>
>> Date:         Tue, 25 Jun 1996 02:20:23 EDT
>[was] Subject:      Re: English grammar in US
>> Hi from Prague, the heart of Europe
>> I am using it if I am talking about transvestites where I am not sure
>>what the
>> are ; man surgically changed to woman but now dress like man and behave
>>as gay

Barry M. OConnor                phone: (313) 763-4354
Museum of Zoology               FAX: (313) 763-4080
University of Michigan          e-mail: bmoc at umich.edu
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