Using the plural pronoun for a singular meaning is actually very common in English: the originally-plural you got extended to mean a formal, singular you and ultimately completely annihilated thou, and even we can be used as singular if you’re pretending to be the Queen or Helen Mirren.
But then, in the late 18th century, grammarians started recommending that people use he as a gender nonspecific pronoun because they was ostensibly plural, as part of the grand tradition of awkwardly shoehorning English grammar into Latin which has caused many of your present grammatical insecurities, and which I’m totally sure had nothing whatsoever to do with the patriarchy."
you can try and pry singular they out of my cold dead hands.
Sylvia Rivera. Diego Sanchez. Pat Cordova-Goff. Carmen Carrera. The list goes on and on…
not gonna lie greg, i’m just wearing this ‘i’d rather be fishing’ hat to get into this exclusive cool dad club meeting. i wouldn’t rather be fishing, i’d rather be here, with all of you.
Happy Celebrate Bisexuality Day! Here’s one of our favorite stories from our tome of bi stories, Anything That Loves: “Spartan” by Jason Thompson. (Part 1 of 2)
the versatility of our hair
it’s just magical
Yes it is and I love it.
Black folks hair…gahdamn I love it
What color is this? This is the hue I want.
it is being nice to each other and having fun every day
do u think that doing swears is cool?
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I PAYED UGH. REBLOGGING TO SAVE U GUYS SOME MORE GAS MONEY