[NTG-context] Grammar

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Mon Jul 26 12:20:14 CEST 2010


On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 12:06 PM, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl> wrote:
> 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')

I try  to use "one" and "we" .

-- 
luigi


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