Apparently, the University of Leipzig in Germany has decided that they will henceforth use the feminine form "Professorin" (roughly "professoress") instead of the masculine form "Professor" for all professors. So the nation that gave us sometimes brutal efficiency is, at least in this city of Bach, apparently adding a useless suffix to this word with an explanation that, contrary to the usual use of the German language, "professoress" actually means "professor."
In related news, the music department of the Uni-Leipzig is adding kazoo obligatos to Bach's toccatas. H/T Vox. Like the "Professorin" move, it'll make things so much better and clearer, I'm sure.
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