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Re: Bits from the WNPP: RFH tag



On Tuesday 03 August 2004 15.08, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 02-Aug-04, 22:02 (CDT), Ben Burton <bab@debian.org> wrote: 

> >   If a student falls asleep in class, they will probably absorb the
> >   material at an inferior rate, and their exam results will suffer.
>
> The trouble with that, of course, is that it's gramatically wrong.
> Yes, I know current sloppy thinkers proclaim "they" is singular. Nuts
> to them, says I.
>
> If we're going to play the Political Correctness game, we should take
> the commonly used[1] terms 'zie' and 'zer':

Or just use 'it'.  Makes sure that those questions don't re-appear when 
AI finally reaches a high level or when the first trained monkey 
becomes DD.

HTH
-- vbi


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