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Posted By: leeneia
10-Jun-19 - 06:05 PM
Thread Name: Self righteous prats
Subject: RE: Self righteous prats
Gender, eh? Recently I tried to ask for the pepper in German. I was informed that pepper is masculine, "Bitte geben Sie mir DEN Pfeffer," not DAS.

Why didn't they get rid of arbitrary genders when they got rid of blackletter type?