Autosave from field?

Dr. Hawkins dochawk at gmail.com
Sun Mar 31 18:14:06 EDT 2013


On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 2:46 PM, J. Landman Gay <jacque at hyperactivesw.com>wrote:

> I just use "their" and ignore the plurality. It isn't grammatically
> correct, but it's pretty common and includes everybody.
>

In English, unlike the word "her," the word "his" does not imply gender on
its own when used for a unknown person.  As the same word is used for known
male and unknown gender, there just isn't a word that informs you (without
relying on other context) that the unspecified person is male.


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