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Re: MR-Banter: Lingua in Gena

Leifr wrote:
> Lord Alfredo writes:
> > I believe that "gentle" comes from the Latin "gentilis", which meant
> > "kinsman", while "genitalia" is the plural of "genitalis", which meant
> > "fruitful" or "generative".  Therefore, I agree that the above-cited

Well, but it all comes from "gens", family...and you can't have kinsmen unless 
*somebody* was fruitful.  :-)

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