Re: 3rd person pronouns (was: a question about names)
|From:||Doug Dee <amateurlinguist@...>|
|Date:||Friday, October 1, 2004, 0:51|
In a message dated 9/30/2004 5:20:08 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
gives the following examples of singular "they" from Shakespeare:
God send every one their heart's desire!
[Much Ado About Nothing, Act III Scene 4]
There's not a man I meet but doth salute me,
As if I were their well-acquainted friend.
[Comedy of Errors, Act IV Scene 3]