Wednesday, 18 September 2019 The Merriam-Webster dictionary has recognised the use of ‘they’ as a singular gender-neutral pronoun. The influential American English dictionary made the announcement on September 17 as it rolled out a new edition, hot on the heels of Sam Smith announcing their preference for they/them pronouns. The new...
Merriam-Webster Officially Recognizes
‘They’ as Singular Pronoun
While adding 553 new words to its online dictionary,
Merriam-Webster recognized “they” as
a singular, non-binary pronoun. This decision holds significant meaning
for the non-binary community, as Merriam-Webster