[Noisebridge-discuss] Neutral Pronoun "E" Version 2
Jeffrey Carl Faden
jeffreyatw at gmail.com
Sat Dec 21 00:11:05 UTC 2013
You don't use "they/them" when referring a generic person in the
third-person? Like "I just took someone's seat, I hope they don't mind"?
That sounds correct to me; not sure why it doesn't work when referring to
On Fri, Dec 20, 2013 at 4:03 PM, Paul Monad <immonad at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > E - pronoun: (in place of) he, she, asexual, nonsexual, gender
> > gender non-neutral, person, thing, the most politically correct whatever
> > the designated wants it to mean, etc.
> The plural pronoun "they" is unacceptable reference to someone/thing
> Forgive my previous wording. Just trying to fit in with a bit of
> gratuitous profanity that seems so customary here though I do find it
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