Re: Sexism and Pronouns

Subject: Re: Sexism and Pronouns
From: Tracy Boyington <trlyboyi -at- GENESIS -dot- ODVTE -dot- STATE -dot- OK -dot- US>
Date: Mon, 18 Dec 1995 08:17:58 +0000

I wrote:
> >>Seriously, isn't English one of the very few languages without a plural
> >>form of "you?"

then David (he calls himself idiot boy) Ibbetson wrote:
> You is the plural of thou.

To which I must reply, verily, thou hast been asleep for an age. Dost
thou write: "Shouldst thou discover any errors in thy new Widget,
pray contact our Customer Service department forthwith?"


Tracy Boyington
Technical Communication Specialist
Oklahoma Department of Vocational & Technical Education
Stillwater, Oklahoma

I never express opinions, but if one slips out, it belongs
to me and not ODVTE.

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