[Ads-l] Heard: "they"

Wilson Gray hwgray at GMAIL.COM
Sat May 28 20:50:35 EDT 2016

"I've just had a courier deliver an envelope. Are _they_ arrived?"

The courier with the envelope? Or only the courier, whose sex matters not?

All say, "How hard it is that we have to die!"---a strange complaint to
come from the mouths of people who have had to live.
-Mark Twain

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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