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Old 08-27-2012, 03:38 PM   #95
QuantumIguana
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Originally Posted by pdurrant View Post
You prefer using he for the genderless pronoun. It does have some history, but I think it also has the insurmountable disadvantage of being sex-biased.
The generic "he" has simply fallen out of favor as it became less and less of a valid assumption that all or most of the people it referred to would be male.
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