The Tyranny of "He or She"
The Chicago Manual of Style and I disagree on something. This almost never happens. I look at Chicago the way some people look at the Bible: as a source of comfort, guidance, and authority. But section 5. 227 of Chicago says this: “The only gender-neutral pronoun in English is it, which doesn’t refer to humans. ” Oh, Chicago, Chicago, why hast thou forsaken me? In fact, gender-neutral pronouns...Read More