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    All the time. All of it.

    I really have to watch out so I don't genderize* things when I talk. I've done called trees "he", the sun "she"... quite often, really.


    *Shuddup, firefox, that's a word now.

    Interestingly, since I do all my writing in English, it also seeps back into my German. "Right?" or "Okay?" at the end of sentences is one. "Well..." as a filler word. "Nonsense", if I don't believe something.
    Last edited by Eldan; 2012-10-10 at 08:57 AM.
    Mr Sacks:
    the winds are wild, the lacre deep.
    The snarling stones arise from sleep.
    The Fifth's tales may exalt the suns,
    but never hope to halt what comes.


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    I want more mwa-ha-haaa and much less boo-hoo-hoo.