Re: [EX] RE: Genetic Sex change operations?

Vanessa Yaremchuk (
Wed, 9 Jun 1999 12:18:51 -0600 (MDT)

On Wed, 9 Jun 1999, Rob Harris Cen-IT wrote:

> > > A number of us were discussing the new Star Wars movie on IRC, and of
> > > course the subject drifted to the area of "virgin" births. One solution
> > > that was put forward was that the "Force" organisms created a
> > > "male-ized" clone of the mother.
> >
> > I think a simpler explanation is that the mother lied. :)
> >
> Yeah, I've always thought that whole immaculate conception thing is most
> amusing. Imagine Joseph's face when Mary comes home sprogged up claiming
> some crusty deity did it.....bollocks....Joseph would chop her up.

Supposedly, the original text of the bible uses a word that could be translated as "young woman". It was later translated/interpretted as "virgin".