Sunday, November 07, 2004

The Enslavment

Why feMALE?
Why woMAN?
Why huMAN?
Why sHE?
Why HEr?
Why motHEr?
Why HEro, HEroine?
Why perSON?
Why ACTress, WAITress, PRINCEss, LIONess, TIGERess etc?

I suspect, the enslavement of the weaker sex here is contributed largely by the language.

New words? Perhaps.


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