Get Thee to a 17th-Century Dictionary
I've heard from a number of people who continue to protest the use of "plural" they to refer to a singular but generic third person. "You can't use a plural for the singular," these people protest. "It's just not correct." And after long thought, I have a message for each of my interlocutors: Thou hast convinced me.
To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.
If you believe that you may have received this message in error please let us know.