Female what, exactly? Oh, he meant WOMEN. Both words have the same number of syllables, so there goes that argument!
The next time you're planning to use male or female in a written piece, make sure the answer to male WHAT or female WHAT is already answered. Or better still, if it's something like "female teacher" or "male nurse" consider if mentioning the sex of the subject is even relevant at all.
Check back next Sunday for another tip to tighten up your writing.