[DWJ] Sex/gender (was Any number of threads and... something else....)

Jadwiga Zajaczkowa / Jenne Heise jenne at fiedlerfamily.net
Mon Apr 23 11:59:41 EDT 2007

> The piece of information that totally floored me was that not
> everything works the way we work.
> In birds, e.g., the homozygotic sex is male, and the heterozygotic
> sex is female.  [I hope I have the correct terms.]  For purposes of
> understanding, it's as though the female is xy and male is xx.
> But in birds I don't suppose they're called x and y.

Anyone else ever read Dr. Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation? 
Fascinating book.

-- Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, Knowledge Pika jenne at fiedlerfamily.net 
"I thought you might need rescuing . . . We have a bunch of professors 
wandering around who need students." -- Dan Guernsey

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