From the train station a promenade leads straight to the sea, lined with palm trees: The town is daydreamy, as if caught in an endless afternoon, all the shops about to close. The promenade saunters at leisure into a tree-lined square, then continues seaward:
Looking around to see how common this might be, I found an undated? All in all, over eight hundred people responded, the majority from the US and other English-dominant countries.
A few were binary- or cisgendered individuals who left hostile comments i. Others, despite describing their gender only as one of the binary genders without further comment, also indicated nontraditional pronoun preferences.
There are some other indications here and there of movement in the direction of they. People who for one reason or another are unhappy with gendered third-person pronouns have plenty of other optionsbut none of them seem to be gaining much momentum.
Although singular they is much more natural for English-speakers than ne or ve or ze or ey or xe, it's still not easy to get used to.
Despite some experience, I still often misunderstand such references. And I find it hard to remember to use the right pronoun, even if, as one sympathetic young person put it, "They'll be insulted if you call them 'her'".
It doesn't seem very likely; but attitudes towards gender and gender roles have changed a lot over the last century, so who knows? Meanwhile, I'm surprised that there's not yet a band named Singular They.
Update — to clarify something that I failed to prevent several commenters from mistaking — I'm NOT talking about the use of singular they to refer to quantified or indefinite people, as discussed in many earlier LL posts. Or an exchange like this one: Is Mary coming to dinner? No, they texted me to say that they're not feeling well.
I would be grateful if you could provide a reference on their suitability for this post.
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