Re: how many bastards are there, anyway?

Joe Thompson (
Mon, 19 Aug 1996 01:30:04 -0400

John Varela wrote:
> In <>, Joe Thompson <> writes:
> >Matt Beckwith wrote:
> >> Actually, there's a second trait known to be on that chromosome, but I
> >> forget what it is. Of course, leave us not forget the trait of being
> >> male.
> >
> >You mean "the lack of the trait of being female."
> Isn't female the default?

I was given to understand by my high school bio teacher that it takes
two X chromosomes to make a female. However, today I read somewhere
else that people with a lone X chromosome are small, sterile females, so
I could be wrong. -- Joe

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