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” 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.

The Washington Post Style Guide Now Accepts Singular ‘They’

The Washington Post Style Guide Now Accepts Singular They

AP allowing the singular ‘they’: Traditionalists might not like the use of a plural pronoun to designate an individual. Within the context of malleable gender identity, however, advocates are praising the change.

AP allowing the singular ‘they’: Traditionalists might not like the use of a plural pronoun to designate an individual. Within the context of malleable gender identity, however, advocates are praising the change.

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)

What Is Singular 'They' in English Grammar?

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)

The Singular "They" — When Pronouns Get Personal - Literacy & NCTE

The Singular "They" — When Pronouns Get Personal - Literacy & NCTE

Singular ‘they’ voted as Word of the Year

Singular ‘they’ voted as Word of the Year

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

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

Johnson: Singular they: Why 2015’s word of the year is rather singular | The Economist

Why 2015’s word of the year is rather singular

Johnson: Singular they: Why 2015’s word of the year is rather singular | The Economist

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