We don't just borrow words; on occasion, English has pursued other languages down alleyways to beat them unconscious and rifle their pockets for new vocabulary.
Booker Taliaferro Washington (April 5, 1856 November 15, 1915) was an African American political leader, educator and author. He was one of the dominant figures in African American history from 1890 to 1915.
I'm male, say nothing
Some geezer deep in the forest
I'm female, say nothing