[lg policy] The gender-neutral pronoun: after 150 years still an epic fail

Kephart, Ronald rkephart at UNF.EDU
Mon Aug 2 18:17:48 UTC 2010

On 8/2/10 12:19 PM, "Christina Paulston" <paulston at pitt.edu> wrote:

I beg to differ.  You increasingly see, and I have begun to do it myself,  they with a singular referent, like everyone - they  which apparently was common in the 18oo's.  Of all the alternatives, the best. Christina

Agreed. I left a comment in support of "they" on the blog site. So far, it's the only comment.


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