March 27, 2017

AP approves 'they' as a singular pronoun, civilization totters

“We specify that you need to make clear in the context that the ‘they’ in question is just one person,” Froke said. “We don’t, among our own staff, want to open a floodgate. But we recognize a need for it, so we want to open it a bit.

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1 Comments:

Blogger JAB said...

I have been a "they" proponent all my adult life, because this is a human language, not a programming language.

March 27, 2017 at 8:12 PM  

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