RE: Gender neutral - any new developments in your neck of the woo ds?

Subject: RE: Gender neutral - any new developments in your neck of the woo ds?
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 18:21:21 -0500


Put Hemingway, Joyce, Clancy, and cumming's in the same room, lock the door,
and pose that.

BTW...no shotguns allowed.

John Posada

-----Original Message-----
From: Maggie Pierce Secara [mailto:maggiros -at- yahoo -dot- com]
Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 6:17 PM
To: John Posada
Cc: TECHWR-L (E-mail)
Subject: RE: Gender neutral - any new developments in your neck of the
woo ds?


It doesn't matter if it's fiction or non. Grammar is
grammar, isn't it? There is ample precedent for the
use of a singular "they".


Maggie
--- John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com> wrote:
> I don't get it.
>
> What does the phrasing in fiction have to do with
> technical writing?
>
>
> >>http://www.crossmyt.com/hc/linghebr/austheir.html

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