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Gender-neutral ‘they’ is word of 2019

Gender-neutral ‘they’ is word of 2019

The use of ‘they’ to describe someone who does not identify as male or female gained ground on Tuesday, when US dictionary Merriam-Webster picked it as the word of 2019. Merriam-Webster said searches for that use of the word, which was added to its dictionary in September, had increased by more than 300% this year […]