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.

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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The Washington Post Style Guide Now Accepts Singular ‘They’

The Washington Post Style Guide Now Accepts Singular ‘They’

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singular "they": An example of William Shakespeare's use of the <b>singular <i>they</i></b> (<i>Much Ado About Nothing</i>, Act 3, scene 4)

singular "they": An example of William Shakespeare's use of the <b>singular <i>they</i></b> (<i>Much Ado About Nothing</i>, Act 3, scene 4)

Singular 'They' Has Its Day  2015 was a big year for the little pronoun they and its slide into use as a singular pronoun. First, in December, the Washington Post admitted the singular they into its style guide, saying it is fine for Post writers to use they as a singular pronoun for transgender people and to avoid awkward sentences. Then last week, hundreds ...Read More

Singular 'They' Has Its Day 2015 was a big year for the little pronoun they and its slide into use as a singular pronoun. First, in December, the Washington Post admitted the singular they into its style guide, saying it is fine for Post writers to use they as a singular pronoun for transgender people and to avoid awkward sentences. Then last week, hundreds ...Read More

Singular “they” is a correct gender-neutral pronoun! Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

Singular “they” is a correct gender-neutral pronoun! Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise.

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Poynter.org: Benjamin Mullin: Seek to bolster websites, TV stations hire away newspaper journalists

Poynter.org: Benjamin Mullin: Seek to bolster websites, TV stations hire away newspaper journalists

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"Everyone Uses Singular 'They' Whether They Realize It Or Not" -- NPR
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Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.  Hopefully, by now you know that calling people the pronouns they want to be called is a basic and necessary way to demonstrate respect for their identities. This includes learning to use non-binary pronouns, such as singular “they.”  But using singular they is far ...

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site. Hopefully, by now you know that calling people the pronouns they want to be called is a basic and necessary way to demonstrate respect for their identities. This includes learning to use non-binary pronouns, such as singular “they.” But using singular they is far ...

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