Re: he/she -- they

Subject: Re: he/she -- they
From: "Tom Murrell" <tmurrell -at- columbus -dot- rr -dot- com>
To: "Christine Pellar-Kosbar" <chrispk -at- merit -dot- edu>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 21:05:33 -0500

The following is an attempt at humor (or humour, if you prefer). Please do
not "take" offense as none is intended.

We'uns think you'uns oughten not worry about whichen them pronouns'll
survive into the future. Ifen you'uns'ld look back on the changes in
English in the past, you'uns'ld realize that "ya just never know."

Tom Murrell
"Subjecting ordinary people to English prose since 1966."




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