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Cats and Dogs, Apples and Bananas

This course makes me wonder:

Why do cats always appear (here) as female cats and dogs always as male dogs? Has no one heard of a billā—a tomcat—or a kuttī—a bi-- ?

And Duo Hindi is all about apples and bananas. I just started Duo Indonesian and it's all about apples and oranges. Now, I have heard some people transposed the (English?) phrase "apples and oranges" to Hindi, i.e. "seb aur santare". But I don't know if native Hindī-vāle like that. Perhaps they can make their own phrases with "kele", since it makes better sense and I'd love to transpose it to English:

Hey, you're comparing apples and bananas!

August 23, 2018


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