> So for those of you wondering why some of us
> always use "he" in the unknown or general
> case, it could very well be because we're
> speaking English, rather than engaging in an
> Orwellian campaign to change the way people
> think by modifying the language.
I however switch to a deliberate misuse of the English pronouns whenever I think:
a) it will be funny
b) it might challenge preconceptions.
Banzai! I win twice today!
(It is particularly entertaining when reading Babelfish translations from German out loud - people are usually 'it').