Breaking News: It’s Okay To Use They Instead of He/She and Him/Her

Writers may now feel at ease with their instinctive desire to use they as a singular pronoun. It’s fine in casual writing and dialogue, but should be used as a last resort in formal writing.

Read a sneak peak at the justification in the The Chicago Manual of Style’s upcoming 17th edition on the matter: Chicago Style for the Singular They .


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