Comment 21 for bug 272826

Colin Watson (cjwatson) wrote :

Leigh: Yes, "barista" did occur to me as I was writing it, but nevertheless I can't help it: it just *sounds* like a feminine ending (which I think is illustrative of the problem as a whole). The number of words with this ending is small enough that I think it hasn't really sunk into many English speakers' hindbrains.