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h4rm0ny
Paris Hilton

Re: Can we ditch the silly political correctness in reg articles

I like to see "she" and "her" mixed in. It doesn't harm anyone. It reduces a low-grade feeling of exclusion for many of us which is a good thing. So why not? You seem to be starting from the assumption that it's some special effort to use "she" or "her" sometimes. I don't find it an effort, it's just something I do. And in any case, it's not your effort so why are you complaining?

Don't tell me it causes you some cognitive difference to have the hypothetical stand-in be female sometimes? Because if it does, that's not our problem.

Also, your "99%" figure is wrong.

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