Thursday, April 23, 2009

English Lesson Eavesdropping

So, I was at Starbucks today eavesdropping on a group of what I assume where nurses teaching themselves patient English. They were having a discussion on the finer points of this statement:
"The patient is nauseous, she might be pregnant." versus "The patient is nauseous, he might be pregnant."

3 comments:

dokebi said...

there are transsexuals

Jen said...

True, true. Even in Korea-- one just made it to the semi-finals of a modeling/ beauty competition. I don't think transexuality has become so entrenched in the culture that nurses would be worried about properly saying, "He's pregnant." I could be wrong...

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