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Will_Newsome comments on Prospect Theory: A Framework for Understanding Cognitive Biases - Less Wrong

66 Post author: Yvain 10 July 2011 05:20AM

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Comment author: Will_Newsome 10 July 2011 10:04:59AM 10 points [-]

Indeed I shall so chide. It's not so much that "ey" and the like bother me, it's mostly that Less Wrong might become one of the first communities where people can use singular they without flinching due to vague anticipation of undue contempt. Such trivial inconveniences add up very quickly for a certain kind of mind, like mine.

Comment author: [deleted] 15 February 2012 07:36:50PM 1 point [-]

Well, I don't anticipate undue contempt when using the singular they on Language Log, either. :-)