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Singular “they” and the many reasons why it’s correct

Singular “they” and the many reasons why it’s correct | Motivated Grammar

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from BuzzFeed

30 Copy Editors Tell Us Their Pet Peeves

And acceptance of the singular “they” was a running theme throughout the conference. || Writing

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Adulthood Tip 82: Accept singular “they” as grammatically...

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from Washington Post

Sorry, grammar nerds. The singular ‘they’ has been declared Word of the Year.

Sorry, grammar nerds. The singular ‘they’ has been declared Word of the Year…

from Motivated Grammar

“Done” and “finished”

Done versus finished. Grammar myth and its origin. "Cakes are done; people are finished?" Nope. Cakes can also be finished and people can also be done. And stop mentioning cake if you’re only teasing me.

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Study "Singular & Plural Nouns" with this fun and educational cartoon. • This animated English video for kids teaches "What is it? What are they?"

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from Mental Floss

The Washington Post Style Guide Now Accepts Singular They

What do you do when you run into your friend on their birthday? You wish them a happy birthday, of course! Or wait—you wish … him or her a happy birthday? When you run into your friend on … his or her birthday? That's how you’re supposed to say it if you want to avoid using they to refer to one person, but it’s a bit wordy and awkward.

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