New "Dealing with eBay" FAQs are up
stutz at dsl.org
Sat May 28 19:19:34 EDT 2005
Scot Kamins <kamins at dogeared.com> wrote:
> But growing up in the gender-bending and anti-sexist 60's, I HATE
> "him" when the referand could be a "her."
Don't worry, she'll get over it---especially if she's got a classical
education ... which admittedly is getting rarer by the minute, thanks to
the destructive shenanigans of the 60's.
> I suppose could rewrite the sentence using the plural "sellers" and
> thus allowing me to say "their" and "them."
I still think you ought to just rebel against the bogus counter-culture
and give "him" a try, but hey---to each his own ...
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