1 Work in Ford Prefect & Trillian
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)