I'll ask you pretty much the same question I asked Dick: Is your
problem with this specific form or with any attempt at lessening
apparent gender exclusion in language?
>On Fri, 25 Oct 2002 05:31:12 -0700, Ramiro Espinoza wrote:
>>In some latin countries the people involved in gender
>>studies are using the character "@" to mean "a/o".
>Very intersting! There is a similar tendency in German.
>For instance, one would write "LeserInnen", which means
>"Leser und/oder Leserinnen" (= male and/or female readers).
>IMHO, this is ugly and ridiculous. Unfortunately, it is
>more and more considered as an expression of "political
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