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From: David Dvorkin <ddvorki -at- LOOKOUT -dot- ECTE -dot- USWC -dot- USWEST -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 27 Nov 1995 10:37:10 MST

> Stephen Victor writes:

> Would either of you have batted an eye if he had used "him" instead of "her"?

> Just wondering...

Wonder no more, Steve. I would have batted both eyes in either case. In the
original sentence, it should have been "one", and not "him" or "her". To use
"her" instead of "one" in that context implies deliberate exclusion, which
Steve Evanina then pointed out.

David Dvorkin

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