Date: Fri, 30 Jun 1995 14:04:53 PDT

From: tom creswell creswell[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]CROWN.NET

Subject: Amelioration/Pejoration & Sex

Can anyone tell me the original source of the generalization, commonly made

in History of English classes, at least in my student days, that in English

nouns associated with men and horses tend to undergo melioration through

time and those associated with women and children