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Old 08-31-2012, 05:44 AM   #126
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Originally Posted by HarryT View Post
English has, on the whole, lost the distinction between the informal/formal singular/plural second person pronouns "thou" and "you" (although "thou/thee" is still alive and well in some English regional dialects, such as the part of the country where I live). The same could perhaps happen with third person pronouns, although I personally doubt it.
I don't expect he/she to disappear. I do expect "they" as a third singular third-person pronoun to become more accepted.
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