OT: Where can I meet a female companion with similar interests and personality /in person/?

Neil Jerram neiljerram at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 15 14:32:58 CET 2010

2010/1/15 Jan Girlich <vollkorn at cryptobitch.de>:
> Am Freitag, den 15.01.2010, 10:04 +0000 schrieb Neil Jerram:
>> 2010/1/15 pike <pike-openmoko at kw.nl>:
>> > I wish there was a form
>> > for his/er (her/is), too...
>> There is.  It's "their".
> Difference is pike is using singular, you're using plural, Neil.

Historically, yes, "they" and "their" are plural.  But in real current
(UK) English, they are being used more and more also as
gender-independent singular.

That might sound surprising, but it is the case.


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