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Re: Everyone has his/her or their?

Posted by R. Berg on April 10, 2003

In Reply to: Everyone has his/her or their? posted by EE on April 10, 2003

: What is the correct pronoun for everyone? Everyone has his/her or their dreams? Thanks.

The question is controversial. Many people say and write "their." I don't like it because "everyone" is singular and "their" is plural. I use "his or her." Proponents of "their" won't be stopped, though.