MERRIAM-WEBSTER ANNOUNCES 'THEY' AS THE WORD OF THE YEAR

By Abigail Rosenthal, USA TODAY NETWORKMerriam-Webster announced the word of the year for 2019: the singular non-binary pronoun “they.”According to Merriam-Webster, searches for “they” increased 313% over the year.“English famously lacks a gender-neutral singular pronoun to correspond neatly with singular pronouns like everyone or someone, and as a consequence they has been used for this purpose for over 600 years,&r...

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