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Old March 14, 2010, 03:21 AM
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Judging Amy - an American TV programme - is shown here dubbed into Spanish & the title is La Juez Amy.

Also at some point APA (Asociación de Padres de Alumnos) became AMPA (Asociación de Madres y Padres de Alumnos).

I don't know if this was a nod to PC, or if it was because there were usually more madres than padres on the commitees
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Old March 14, 2010, 05:57 AM
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If I were a woman judge, I'd try to be "la mejor entre todos los jueces", instead of "la mejor de las juezas". I think the first phrase is more general, than the second one, and I don't Know what kind of logic uses the feminist movement to foster the use of both gendres in every phrase.
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No lo entiendo por qué unas personas quisieran que nosotros lo escribamos así. Me parece que nadie no tiene las intentiones de menospeciar a las mujeres por escribir "los padres , etc." Siempre se necesita a fabricar problemas no necesarias para molestarnos .
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Old March 14, 2010, 07:50 AM
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No lo entiendo por qué unas personas quisieran que nosotros lo escribamos así. Me parece que nadie no tiene las intentiones de menospeciar a las mujeres por escribir "los padres , etc." Siempre se necesita a fabricar problemas no necesarias para molestarnos .
Estoy totalmente de acuerdo.
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No lo entiendo por qué algunas personas quisieran/quieren que nosotros lo escribamos así. Me parece que nadie no tiene las intentiones de menospeciar a las mujeres por escribir "los padres , etc." Siempre se necesita a fabricar/inventar problemas no innecesarios para molestar(nos) .
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Gracias por las correcciones
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If I were a woman judge, I'd try to be "la mejor entre todos los jueces", instead of "la mejor de las juezas". I think the first phrase is more general, than the second one, and I don't Know what kind of logic uses the feminist movement to foster the use of both gendres in every phrase.
True feminists don't - especially in Spanish - if only because la mejor entre todos los jueces would include all judges - male & female & la mejor de las juezas would only be the best of the female judges.

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No lo entiendo por qué unas personas quisieran que nosotros lo escribamos así. Me parece que nadie no tiene las intentiones de menospeciar a las mujeres por escribir "los padres , etc." Siempre se necesita a fabricar problemas no necesarias para molestarnos .
Except in this case - because just saying padres could be understood as fathers, and excludes mothers!
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No lo entiendo por qué unas personas quisieran que nosotros lo escribamos así. Me parece que nadie no tiene las intentiones de menospeciar a las mujeres por escribir "los padres , etc." Siempre se necesita a fabricar problemas no necesarias para molestarnos .
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Except in this case - because just saying padres could be understood as fathers, and excludes mothers!
As always, it depends on the context it is used.

After all "las palomas" also includes palomos. Same thing with "Padres" that includes "Madres".
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I also agree with chileno, explorator and Bob.
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Feminism aside, "la juez" or "la jueza" both sound good to me as natural refinements in a living language.
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