[log in to unmask] writes: >I like this concept quite a bit, but there's something you'd have to >consider. Since the language would very likely have existed before the >society became technologically advanced, this gender system would have >to have been added to the language later. Since (I'd imagine) gender >systems don't pop up automatically, this society would have to have been >using electricity and making sythetic materials and such for a long >time, several thousand years. Either that or it would have to be an >auxilliary language used by all the inhabitants of the planet, to unify >it after it became technologically advanced. Say, a scientific language >that eventually found acceptance in the whole of society. > >Just a though based on your thought. :o) Hmm very good thought there ;). I was thinking the same thing, either the gender system developed later, or it was a scientific language that was adapted by the public. Perhaps the need for a distinction came because people and technology are so linked together? ________________________________________________ Soon to be a member of the procrastinators club, once i get around to joining.