Re: Gender neutrality and the multiple-personality third-person pronoun
I would have written "himself." The likelihood that a woman would do anything as stupidly macho as firing a gun into the air to celebrate the new year are infinitesimal, as is the likelihood that even the most stridently politically-correct feminists would want to claim such a nitwit as their own.
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Seneca College of Applied Arts & Technology
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