Re: he/she

Subject: Re: he/she
From: Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 29 Nov 1999 20:18:57 -0600

Um....a quarter each British, German, and Irish...what's the other fourth?

JohnMethod -at- aol -dot- com wrote:

> OK, OK, OK, use "it" for all singular personal pronouns and "they" for the plural....won't make
> sense, but, hey, it's PC.....everybody loses.
> I refer all to Mark Twain's, "The Fishwife and Its Sad Fate," from his piece, "The Awful German
> Language."
> Note that (i) both titles are quoted and (ii) I'm quarter each British, German, and Irish, so
> don't even try to light one (flame) about German-bashing. If I were going to bash anyone, it would
> be the French. (Just kidding. (Yeah, right.))
> Have a good one.
> John G. Boland
> The more you think about it, the more sense paranoia makes.

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