Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 01:02:44 -0500 From: Bob Haas Subject: Re: one as a pronoun? I've seen this in handbooks, myself, but I often warn my students that if one were to use this construction, one might catch some flak. On Sun, 9 Nov 1997, Ted Hansen wrote: > 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). > > Ted Hansen > Bob Haas UNCG Department of English rahaas[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE] "No matter where you go, there you are."