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Linguists Attempt to Make the German Language More Gender Neutral

Linguists Attempt to Make the German Language More Gender Neutral

For centuries the German language has allocated masculine (der), feminine (die) and neutral (das) gender articles to its nouns, but due to changing attitudes towards gender roles, they may be set to change. Mark Twain wrote despairingly of this in his essay ‘The Awful German Language’, in which he said “In German, a young lady […]

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