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The mod firing squad: Stack Exchange embroiled in 'he said, she said, they said' row

Dan 55 Silver badge

As far as I'm concerned the use of "they" whenever it's uncertain whether "he" or "she" should apply has been part of English as long as I can remember.

For come reason this isn't a thing in US English and they've been tying themselves in knots over it for years. Apparently "they" is gramatically incorrect and must not be used. Code of conducts and so on are preferred.

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