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ERIC Number: EJ343607
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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The Singular, The Plural, and the Numberless.
Gilsdorf, Jeanette
Bulletin of the Association for Business Communication, v49 n4 p2-4 Dec 1986
Outlines major publishing houses' solutions to the common-gender singular pronoun problem. Maintains that the American English-speaking world employs different standards for speaking and writing, even in educated ranks. Argues that changing spoken language is probably hopeless. Proposes seven tactics through which to counter written grammar and usage errors. (JD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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