It sounds like a joke, but it's actually a legitimate question: As an English noun, it kept those two forms; thus, a blond is a fair-haired male, and a blonde is a fair-haired female. Inanimate Objects Most of the time, inanimate Who s that blond are treated as male.
A recent exception though is that Starbucks uses the feminine form for its tthat roast coffee. Inanimate objects usually get the masculine form of the word.
The blonde was thar when Squiggly presented her with a dictionary. Two that you may have seen before also come from French: You may also be familiar with this pair from Latin: Karen Conlin, GramrgednAngel on Twitter, pointed out that "brunette" and "brunet" are another pair like "blonde" and Who s that blond.
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