Up with the English Epicene

Berger, Michael
November 2006
Vocabula Review;Nov2006, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p1
Academic Journal
The article discusses the epicene pronoun in the English language. The author mentions that the epicene pronoun is a gender-neutral device for referring in the third person to the generic human being. He believes that with such a set of gender-neutral pronouns, the English language could conveniently and candidly be employed to refer with dignity and facility to both women and men in their capacity as equal human beings.


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