The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #39822   Message #568728
Posted By: Dicho (Frank Staplin)
10-Oct-01 - 12:55 AM
Thread Name: For pedants only
Subject: RE: For pedants only
Whistle Stop- Some people are so worried about gender nowadays that they call for language reform. Why not replace all him-her-he-she with its? Then we can correctly address the chair as chair. Quotation marks: I dare anyone to find a first edition novel in which all of the quotation marks are correctly placed (if you take me up on this, you are a few eggs short of a dozen).