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mburke@stlcc.edu Sep 4, 2015 2:19 pm

Interesting post. I had no idea the notion of alternative pronouns had such a long and fascinating history. Thank you for expanding my horizons.  Though I know I am in the minority, I am not completely ready to take "they" as singular in writing--in speech, yes, but not in writing. I think sentences can be recast fairly simply to avoid the issue altogether, and suggest to my students that some in their audience may be old pedants who will not accept such a use.

Reply to mburke@stlcc.edu at 2:19 pm