[Ads-l] Really?

Andrea Morrow aandrea1234 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jun 3 21:15:43 UTC 2015


Kind of old news.  Facebook has been allowing people to select their
pronouns since early 2014.  One option is "they" (singular).
http://www.slate.com/blogs/future_tense/2014/02/13/facebook_gender_options_male_female_and_custom_plus_preferred_pronouns.html

On Wed, Jun 3, 2015 at 2:54 PM, Wilson Gray <hwgray at gmail.com> wrote:

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> "47 friends posted on Keren's timeline for their birthday."
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> Why did they do that, I wonder.
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