I’ve only been away for a couple of weeks (it seems like years) but this seemed odd to me.
Am I the only one who didn’t know that British Gas now uses gender non-specific pronouns?
I received an email about an appointment.
“Our engineer will call” it said. “They’ll be coming on…” Perhaps there was to be a team of engineers?
But no. It was just one guy by the name of David. (I assumed he was a he, which
he was they were.
Sometimes, it's important to remember that Ayn Rand's 'Anthem' was a warning, not a DIY manual.ReplyDelete
I taught languages, for my sins, & the use of a plural pronoun to avoid using 'he' or 'she' makes me shudder!ReplyDelete