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55 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 06 May 2007 11:47PM

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Comment author: Johnicholas 19 September 2009 10:01:53PM 7 points [-]

I can't help linking Hofstadter's very funny and apropos "Person Paper":


Wikipedia points out that the singular or indeterminate-number "they" has a pretty long history in the english language - Shakespeare used it, for example.