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Nik Taylor scripsit:

> > Woman unambiguously fits the bill, doesn't it? Perhaps I've misunderstood
> > Ray's post or something.
>
> Woman is "*adult* female person".

There's a cartoon of a kid standing on a chair to use a public telephone;
the background is obviously a hospital's maternity waiting room.  The
caption:  "It's a woman!  An infant woman!"

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"The competent programmer is fully aware of the strictly limited size of his own
skull; therefore he approaches the programming task in full humility, and among
other things he avoids clever tricks like the plague."  --Edsger Dijkstra