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Commentary: They used as a singular pronoun is not new to English

Commentary: ‘They’ used as a singular pronoun is not new to English

By Michael Twomey September 23, 2014
The use of "they" as a third-person singular pronoun is grammatically incorrect, but it has been an English colloquialism for centuries.
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