let's fix the pronoun problem

Levi Pearson levi at cold.org
Sun May 25 21:49:30 MDT 2008


Same reason all other such attempts have failed:  It sounds
ridiculous.  Using the third-person pronouns has wide acceptance and a
long history, and will soon be accepted even by stuffy prescriptivist
grammarians.  Here's Cecil Adams' take on it:
http://www.straightdope.com/classics/a3_245b.html

On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 8:39 PM, Merrill Oveson <moveson at gmail.com> wrote:
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> I like this solution, and since english is open source - why not.
>
> http://www.aese.org/SUM96/GENDER.HTM
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