We need the singular ‘they’ – and it won’t seem wrong for long

Today, it’s hard to remember the degree of resistance that nonsexist language evoked at the time.

An insider view of the history of nonsexist language by a woman who was in a position to implement.

Language evolves especially if we decide to make it do so:

Yet Webster’s third edition and nonsexist language did not cause the sky to fall. In fact, their innovations became normalised surprisingly soon.

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