Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake
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[language] "Grammatically human"

Excerpted from chat, in connection with this post.

karindira: are elves and witches human?
jaylake: they're grammatically human
jaylake: which is to say they're not objects, and take personal pronoun referents

That is either one of the dumbest things I've ever said, or one of the most clever.
Tags: funny, language
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