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kylet From: kylet Date: June 13th, 2006 07:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
Lana's a guy? ^ ^;; Sorry, the name fooled me.

Huh. I always thought the text looked fine, and it at least matched because you made a real point of integrating the colors very well. But I guess that's the cartoonist in me, plus the fact that I think the text should look noticeably "separate" from the image...
lanakila From: lanakila Date: June 14th, 2006 01:25 am (UTC) (Link)
*chuckles softly*

Yep. Lanakila's a guy! Though I often wonder what it might be like to role play a female bald eagle. I'm sure I would attract the attention of many male avians galore! *snickers quietly*

I think what misleads people is that Lanakila ends with "a". Names ending in "a" sounds more feminine, for some strange reason. Like "Nala" from The Lion King, or "Falina" from Bambi.

Weird, to say the least.

However, a name like "Akela" is the name of the male wolf elder from The Jungle Book. So go figure the logic, eh?

Anyways, you wouldn't be the first person to mistake me for a female.

Heehee! Silly tiger! Squawk!
kylet From: kylet Date: June 14th, 2006 04:06 pm (UTC) (Link)
Sawry. ^ ^;; Honestly, Lanakila as a whole is pretty gender-neutral, since it looks exotic enough to probably not be stuck on Western "a=female" conventions. But I've just known a couple women who go by Lana...
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