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Bonus Post: “Sorry, grammar nerds. The singular ‘they’ has been declared Word of the Year.”


The quote in the title of this blog is the title of an article in The Washington Post… They

Why I decided to feature this in a Bonus Post will be left to explanation in response to a proper query in the comments

A hint of my possible answer is this excerpt from the article:

“…the singular they is ‘the only sensible solution to English’s lack of a gender-neutral third-person singular personal pronoun.’”

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