Date: Fri, 30 Jun 1995 14:04:53 PDT From: tom creswell 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 pejoration?------------------------------------- Name: tom creswell E-mail: creswell[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] (tom creswell) Date: 06/27/95 Time: 12:24:20 This message was sent by Chameleon ------------------------------------- .