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Re: poll ideas quest 2016 (generic pronoun)

by chacham (Prior)
on Mar 31, 2016 at 18:33 UTC ( #1159218=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to poll ideas quest 2016

Generic singular pronoun:

  • He
  • She
  • They
  • S/he
  • "He or she"
  • He and she (alternating)
  • Same as the author's gender
  • It
  • User
  • $user
  • It depends
  • Just avoid pronouns
  • Other
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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2016 (generic pronoun)
by Happy-the-monk (Canon) on Apr 01, 2016 at 20:10 UTC
    • $_

    Cheers, Sören

    Créateur des bugs mobiles - let loose once, run everywhere.
    (hooked on the Perl Programming language)

Re^2: poll ideas quest 2016 (generic pronoun)
by Tux (Abbot) on Mar 31, 2016 at 19:15 UTC
    • their

    Enjoy, Have FUN! H.Merijn

      I kept thinking about putting their there. But, google defines their as a "determiner," not a pronoun (as it does for they).

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