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    Gender of nouns

    Other forms indicating sex/gender

    Or he-she- (stressed) is used as a prefix in e.g. he-goat/she-goat, or wolf/she-wolf. (Longman English Grammar, L.G. Alexander. First published 1988)

    I was wondering if the 'he-she' is commonly used in modern English?

    If we want to emphaize the gender of judges, which of the followings are more common in modern English?

    'woman judge' and 'female judge'

    Last edited by Winwin2011; 23-Oct-2013 at 15:33.

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