Flying Saucers (Green Ones)
14 Sep 2021
Ford Prefect has been trapped on Earth for over a decade and it's taking its toll. He also doesn't understand this whole gender thing that the English have going on.
- Part 1 of Flying Saucers (Green Ones)
23 Sep 2021
"... The Babel fish doesn't teach you another language or culture, it just gives it to you in your native language and recontextualises things into your cultural framework. I've never used masculine language for Zaphod when speaking naturally, it's just convenient for the Fish to use language that you'd understand."
Trillian and Ford discuss gender and language on the Heart of Gold.
- Part 2 of Flying Saucers (Green Ones)