New "Dealing with eBay" FAQs are up

Scot Kamins kamins at dogeared.com
Sat May 28 18:39:11 EDT 2005


On May 28, 2005, at 3:35 PM, Michael Stutz wrote:

>> "Hir" is part of a movement in certain modern schools of grammar to
>> eliminate the awkward "him/her" construct when the sex of the object
>> is indeterminate but the number is singular.  But it is a bit
>> startling. I'll change it.
>>
>
> What's wrong with Strunk & White?

I avoid wasted words whenever possible. :-D

What does Strunk & White recommend? (My copy is on another floor.)

- Scot Kamins





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