Inclusion: Merriam-Webster names “they” word of the year

The word “they” has been named Merriam-Webster’s word of the year after an incredible spike in its usage in 2019. Notably, the term has been expanded to “refer to a single person whose gender identity is nonbinary.” What do you think?

“I’m not learning a second language!” – Dale Kizinsky, Spanish Teacher
“English is confusing enough without references to genitals being removed. I need to know what’s in-between everyone’s legs!” – Sheryl Stevens, Gynecologist
“Fine, but if you tell me I used the wrong ‘they’re’ when I speak, you’re gonna get slapped.” – Daniel Mettingly, Volunteer Lifeguard

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