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School taught me that there are exclusively four Romance languages. There's actually 23-35 or so, depending on how you count.

School taught me there's exclusively five senses, but Wikipedia lists 13 or so.

Why should I be surprised when "there are exclusively two genders" turns out to be false as well?

@Mycroft Up there with the answer to "how many native American tribes". Like, even going by just currently, about the best you're going to get to easily is the number of tribes currently recognized by the US, Mexico or Canada and that doesn't take into account tribes that aren't recognized and undercounts tribes that have merged but were historically separate.

@BalooUriza @Mycroft oh and it ignores tribes that were forcibly disbanded by the federal government because they discovered valuable resources under their reservations

@Mycroft I also love how everyone "forgets" Romanian :x It even has "Roman" in its name...

@Mycroft @alana_is_tooting Yeah, it's pretty hilarious that these "gender critical" people say that science says there are only two.

Yeah, science taught in eighth grade, maybe...

@bibored @Mycroft @alana_is_tooting that's why the whole "it's basic biology" argument is self defeating

@Mycroft @Sapphicgiraffic school is basically designed to engender a binaristic, oversimplified mindset that is easier to manipulate

@Mycroft @Sapphicgiraffic hell even the model of the atom we are taught is almost a century out of date

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