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    The Xe & Xer Pronouns

    I have decided that I shall no longer refer to people as him, her, he, or she, in the English language.

    I present the genderless pronouns as follows:

    Subjective (He, She): Xe

    Objective (Him, Her): Xer

    N.B.: The subjective form is derived from the masculine he, while the objective is from the feminine her.



    I am currently devising something for the French language. I am considering making use of the Québecois inablity to pronounce the second letter in le, or la, often simply writing l', even before a consonant. (Ie. j'aimais l'mec dans le coin...). This would also extend to an end to adjective feminization in French, and an end to according Es in several places. My French teachers won't like it though. lol.


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    Why????

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    They are useless.
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    No they are not.

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    Yes, they absolutely are. If you believe otherwise, to what use are they?
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    Well because most folks like to know whether you're reffering to a male or female.

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    I kinda think we need a gender non-specific pronoun, too, but I'm not sure about the X-ones. They don't sound like they belong in the English language.
    But, hey, if you like it, go for it. Just don't use it in academic writing. It wouldn't be taken very well.

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    I can't even stand to be called "Ms"........
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    Quote Originally Posted by Karma Chameleon
    Well because most folks like to know whether you're reffering to a male or female.
    Why? That's discriminatory. Why not say black-he and white-he?

    Gender based pronouns are useless. The gender of the subject should have little bering on the issue.
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