Date: Tue, 1 Nov 1994 19:27:00 EST From: "Dennis.Preston" <22709MGR[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MSU.EDU> Subject: offending idioms Did I actually see someone on ADS-L use [sic] on a singular they/them referen ce to a singular prior reference which was unspecified for sex? Should we rename this list MR/MS.FIDDITCH-L? What is one to do when they dont know the sex of a prior referent? Dennis Preston