Grammar News 🚨 Journalists can now use "they" as a singular pronoun 🚨https://t.co/qDuZoq5IAs pic.twitter.com/iZmzPrS33Q — Ben Mullin (@BenMullin) March 24, 2017 To which Bill O’Sullivan, Senior Managing Editor at Washingtonian, replies "However, rewording usually is possible and always is preferable." https://t.co/NFZlKL6Pmt — Bill O'Sullivan (@billmatto) March 24, 2017 Advertisements Share this:TwitterTumblrGoogleFacebookFlipboardPocket Posted by mikeschultz 2 responses to Grammar News mikeschultz – Author March 27, 2017 Chaucer and Shakespeare used it. It’s in the King James Bible. Another Major Style Guide Has Accepted Singular ‘They’ — https://t.co/cixcDoUIVi pic.twitter.com/pSp35dTMXA — Mental Floss (@mental_floss) March 27, 2017 mikeschultz – Author March 27, 2017 Gender-neutral pronoun "they" adopted by Associated Press. https://t.co/GklrfKKEk9 — Smithsonian Magazine (@SmithsonianMag) March 27, 2017 Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (required) (Address never made public) Name (required) Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google+ account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) w Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email.