[DWJ] In which I satisfy the curious (I hope!)

Paul Andinach pandinac at ucc.gu.uwa.edu.au
Wed Sep 20 20:57:28 EDT 2006


On Wed, 20 Sep 2006, Gili Bar-Hillel wrote:

> As a translator, unisex or ambivalent names in literature are the
> bane of my existence. How was I supposed to know that Blaise Zabini
> was a boy? :-P

Apart from the mythical Blaise of whom Minnow has already written,
there's also Blaise Pascal, of whom you must surely have heard.


...In fact, I can't recall ever having encountered a person forenamed
"Blaise" who *wasn't* male.


Paul
-- 
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."



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