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Joe Carillo

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Gender-blind photo caption
« on: March 29, 2010, 11:28:21 PM »
My wife Leonor called my attention tonight (March 29) to this telltale sign of English gender-blindness in the caption of a Filipina movie star's photo in the Philippine edition of Yahoo News. Check if you can spot the grammar blind spot:


Angel admits rift with her father
Angel Locsin, known as a very loving daughter to his blind father, admits they recently had a rift.

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« Last Edit: March 30, 2010, 02:49:47 PM by Joe Carillo »

Funandfearless

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Re: Gender-blind photo caption
« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2010, 08:26:22 PM »
^_^ Funny. I wonder why in the world the writer overlooked the usage of the pronoun here.

Telekinesis

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Re: Gender-blind photo caption
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2010, 02:20:06 AM »
^_^ Funny. I wonder why in the world the writer overlooked the usage of the pronoun here.

Perhaps the writer was thinking that Angel Locsin swings either way. hahahahaha!!!

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Re: Gender-blind photo caption
« Reply #3 on: April 12, 2012, 08:07:07 AM »
lol   :D

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Re: Gender-blind photo caption
« Reply #4 on: April 30, 2012, 07:47:14 AM »
I wonder why the editor didn't see it. Well no one is perfect but better review it next time.

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Re: Gender-blind photo caption
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2012, 12:58:23 AM »
Its crazy how often this kind of stuff happens in a profession where you would think they would have an extremely good level of english. :).... are there any errors in my comment... :)