Posts tagged "gendered pronouns"

english is not a language with a gender system

at least in most dialects, english is a language with a pronoun system that encodes animacy (usually) and three possible pronoun sets for singular humans, two associated (flexibly) with social genders, one with a special grammatical purpose of gender/referent neutrality

in some speaker’s dialects this pronoun system is modular i.e. new pronouns are added as needed

this has been a PSA

so from now on any time we lose hope, that's just a game of hide and seek with the beautiful things all around us, okay?

I use he or zey ('they' forms with a Z) pronouns. Don't show me pictures with creepy faces in them.

I post a lot about linguistics, some silly shit- cat gifs and the like- whiny text posts, things that make me angry, and every once in a while a good song.

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