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Re(1): 'Peoplemen' -- grammatical error.

Posted by: nanday on March 04, 2008 06:25 PM
Grammar isn't nearly the cut and dried thing you imagine. For instance, the use of "they" for "him" for the indefinite pronoun goes back five centuries, and is probably the most common usage.

As for "lay people" vs. "lay men," language reflects your reality or the one you would like to have. I'm not in the least apologetic about using language in keeping with my opinions -- only embarrassed that I made a typo.

- Bruce Byfield ("nanday")

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