"Proponents of singular THEY have long argued that the prohibition makes no sense. Not only is it natural, it has been used in English for centuries. It’s in the King James Bible. Authors like Chaucer, Shakespeare, Swift, Austen, Thackeray, and Shaw used it. Before the production of school textbooks for grammar in the 19th century, no one complained about it or even noticed it. Avoiding it is awkward or requires sexist language." Washington Post Style Guide Accepts Singular ‘They’ | Mental…

"Proponents of singular THEY have long argued that the prohibition makes no sense. Not only is it natural, it has been used in English for centuries. It’s in the King James Bible. Authors like Chaucer, Shakespeare, Swift, Austen, Thackeray, and Shaw used it. Before the production of school textbooks for grammar in the 19th century, no one complained about it or even noticed it. Avoiding it is awkward or requires sexist language." Washington Post Style Guide Accepts Singular ‘They’ | Mental…

New Logo and Packaging for BrewDog via UnderConsideration curated by Packaging Diva PD. How cute is this IPA beer packaging : )

New Logo and Packaging for BrewDog via UnderConsideration curated by Packaging Diva PD. How cute is this IPA beer packaging : )

Johnson: Singular they: Why 2015’s word of the year is rather singular | The Economist

Johnson: Singular they: Why 2015’s word of the year is rather singular | The Economist

Poynter.org: Benjamin Mullin: Seek to bolster websites, TV stations hire away newspaper journalists

Poynter.org: Benjamin Mullin: Seek to bolster websites, TV stations hire away newspaper journalists

Singular they is a gender-neutral pronoun. / “Sam is very patient. They taught me all about transgender issues.” / The singular they is common in everyday spoken English, but its use has been the target of criticism since the late 19th century. Its use has increased with the trend toward gender-inclusive language. • Also buy this artwork on wall prints, apparel, kids clothes, and more.

Singular they is a gender-neutral pronoun. / “Sam is very patient. They taught me all about transgender issues.” / The singular they is common in everyday spoken English, but its use has been the target of criticism since the late 19th century. Its use has increased with the trend toward gender-inclusive language. • Also buy this artwork on wall prints, apparel, kids clothes, and more.

The Washington Post will allow singular ‘they’ – Poynter

The Washington Post will allow singular ‘they’ – Poynter

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