The Third-Person Singular “They” is Here to Stay

What are your thoughts on a singular “they”? I’ve heard it’s been around since Shakespeare’s time, but it’s definitely become used more frequently (especially on Internet discussion boards). I think it’s good since English really has no gender-neutral singular pronoun (unless you count “it”, but who wants to be an “it”?). So check out this nifty post and pass on your thoughts!

 

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