Tag Archives: Pronoun

Resources: Ambiguous English Pronouns and Prescribed Reading

Many prescriptivists fear that the use of singular they  (as in, “A student should take their time when considering prescriptive rules.”) is incredibly problematic.  They are dissatisfied with the lack of plural agreement, though evidence suggests that the traditionally prescribed … Continue reading

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On August 16, the LingEducator blog posted a link to news coverage of  research on pronoun usage by social psychologist Dr. James W. Pennebaker.  You may recall that Pennebaker’s interest in pronouns developed out of investigations of journaling in mental … Continue reading

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