[DWJ] In which I satisfy the curious (I hope!)
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.
"Hold fast to the one noble thing."
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