Re: use of he/she/they

Subject: Re: use of he/she/they
From: Tim Covil <covil_t -at- WIZTEC-USA -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 1997 16:20:32 -0400

I think each of us should go to the boss and see what they think.

See? It's AWFUL!

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>From: David Dvorkin[SMTP:dvorkin -at- BOLIX -dot- COM]
>Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 1997 4:19 PM
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>Subject: Re: use of he/she/they
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>Sella Rush wrote:
>
>>But as we've discussed before, english is changing (rules are relaxing?)
>>and some of those changes have to do with gender awareness. Personally,
>
>One sees the use of "they" with a singular antecedent in older novels. I=
> noticed it in a Trollope novel.
>
>Of course, I immediately vowed never to read another Trollope novel. The=
> vow takes effect as soon as I've finished all the ones in existence.
>
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>David Dvorkin
>Qualix Group
>Boulder Development Ctr.
>mailto:dvorkin -at- bolix -dot- com
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