[NTG-context] Grammar

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Jul 26 12:06:43 CEST 2010


On 26-7-2010 11:48, John Haltiwanger wrote:

> It seems the most successful/widely adopted form is to vary from 'he'
> to 'she' (so that in one sentence you use one, in the next another).
> Some authors even change the gender within a sentence. This method was
> adopted because 'one' (the "real" correct unisex pronoun) is just too
> awkward for extended use. The morphographic he/she/he/she method reads
> surprisingly well.

maybe male authors could use he and female authors could use she 
consistently (or we could get accustomed to 'it')

Hans

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