Re: question on pronoun debate

Subject: Re: question on pronoun debate
From: "Dick Margulis" <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2001 13:13:58 -0400

rchewnin <rchewnin -at- vt -dot- edu> wrote:

so my question is, how would
>any of you improve this sentence and aviod using "their" and "they"?
> "Whoever is elected President of Peru, he or she will have their work
> cut out for them."

Had I been on the rewrite desk yesterday in London, I'd have changed it to:

Whoever is elected President of Peru will have a lot of issues to deal with.


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