Re: use of he/she/they (it?)

Subject: Re: use of he/she/they (it?)
From: Scott Browne <sbrowne -at- UNICOMP -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 1997 15:27:43 -0600

Except in a few cases when the project I'm working on is *very* formal,
or when I *know* the audience won't like it, I usually use:

s/h/it

This shows my own frustration with this structure dilemma and it
usually gets a smile out of the reader.

(For the record, those few cases I mentioned above where I don't do
this I usually write so singular pronouns aren't needed. But I prefer
using the s/h/it construction) :>


Scott
sbrowne -at- unicomp -dot- net
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