Well, that's possible and probably the way that Kevin would explain it.
It's a simple explanation, to be sure, but three cheers for being patronizing! Let's get on to the rest of the post, then...
SandChigger wrote:Two problems: Hermaphrodites are abnormal individuals. They gots both da floppy bits and the special place to stick 'em. They're born that way and can't change "at will".
Well technically, in humans it means that you're intersexed,
and your genitals are little bit of both, not the whole set. Some other animals can have both sets.
But that's irrelevant, because the term "Jadacha" seems to be setting them aside as different from regular hermaphrodites, something that's not inconceivable in a Known Universe tens of thousands of years in the future and living on different planets.
SandChigger wrote:From what Frank Herbert wrote, it makes more sense to assume that "Jadacha hermaphrodite" as a unit means someone who can change into either sex, as they need or please. Whatever the origin of "Jadacha", its role in the phrase is to modify "hermaphrodite" and tell us what kind of hermaphrodite we're talking about.
Yes, "Jadacha" does seem to be signaling what kind of hermaphrodite he is, and it seems to be included as a modifier because it seems to imply he can change sex at will. As there is no other explanation for the term on the table, I posited, rather simply, that "Jadacha" may have to do with a particular world or population.
Whatever the origin of the phrase, it's clear that its meaning is probably not Bene Tleilax specific; from its use as an explanation, it appears to be common knowledge, but not associated with Face Dancers.
SandChigger wrote:Second: Face Dancers are created beings. The BT make them, not recruit them.
Flubbed my phrasing. What I meant to say that perhaps, if Jadacha is a world with interesting hermaphrodites, then that's where the genetic stock for this trait may have been culled.