Mudcat Café message #1258182 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #71952   Message #1258182
Posted By: jonm
27-Aug-04 - 09:57 AM
Thread Name: BS: Official Mudcat Stupid Question Thread
Subject: RE: BS: Official Mudcat Stupid Question Thread
Why is it that the general term for most animals refers to the female,
cow (bull)
cat (tom)
sheep (ram)

... but it's dog, not bitch?