Date: Wed, 25 Jan 1995 23:13:39 -0800
From: THOMAS CLARK tlc[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]NEVADA.EDU
Subject: Re: Tidbits
On Wed, 25 Jan 1995, William H. Smith wrote:
By the way, Michael, in the ADS Centennial on usage your article uses "they"
with "every student" as antecedent. Is singular "they" now acceptable usage?
Now, there's flame-bait if I ever saw it. "now acceptable usage," Indeed!.
We spend a good deal of time telling our students the difference between
"appropriate usage" and "now acceptable usage."