Date: Sun, 9 Nov 1997 22:38:15 -0600
From: Ted Hansen TEDH[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]TIGGER.STCLOUDSTATE.EDU
Subject: Re: one as a pronoun?
I believe the latest Merriam-Webster _Collegiate_ labels the _they_ usage
with a singular indef. pronoun as "standard." Also, some handbooks suggest
avoiding controversy by putting everything into the plural (though this does
not always work, I think).