Tag: gender neutral language

Is "youse guys" now singular too?

How about “ya’ll.” Should a someone who wants to be a gender neutral “they,” also be referred to as “youse guys?” And what are they (pl.) teaching in school about singular and plural conjugations? These  thoughts arose while I was reading “He, she or they: How companies are starting to address calls for a gender-neutral workplace,”... Read more »

In Berkley, they doesn't know grammar

“The City Council in Berkeley, Calif., voted this week to ban gender-specific words in the liberal city’s municipal code, clearing the way for the changes to become official,” reported Yahoo News. So “they” and “them” becomes singular which, of course requires a singular, not a plural, verb, something that the City Council may have overlooked.... Read more »