Speaking of Vlad and Kiera

Michele Riccio mr1 at rcosta.com
Fri Feb 21 11:28:17 PST 2003

On 21 Feb 2003 at 9:59, Mark A Mandel wrote

Date sent:      	Fri, 21 Feb 2003 09:59:41 -0500
From:           	Mark A Mandel <mam at theworld.com>
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Subject:        	Re: Speaking of Vlad and Kiera
To:             	mr1

> On Fri, 21 Feb 2003, Philip Hart wrote:
> -- Well, let's
> see. Cassell's Italian Dictionary, copyright 1958 - 1967. "dentista",
> plural "dentisti", masculine noun, 'dentist'. I'd have to ask an
> Italian-speaker whether a female dentist is "una dentista", with a
> feminine article, or whether that is just WRONG WRONG WRONG.
According to my in-house Italian specialist, Signora Blanchard:

male dentist = un dentista
female dentist = una dentista

Personally I don't call them anything.  I just whimper in anticipated 


Michele Riccio
mr1 at rcosta.com