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What Are Neopronouns? Posted by on May 27, 2021

By now you should be well acquainted with the classic English pronouns, such as he, she, we, they, them – those words that take the place of nouns. We use pronouns in place of other nouns. Some pronouns traditionally were also gender-specific. Subjective male/female pronouns: He/She Objective male/female pronouns: Him/Her Possessive male/female pronouns: His/Hers Reflexive…

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Why I, I Wonder? Posted by on Apr 14, 2017

In the English language, I is the nominative singular pronoun, used in reference to oneself, and it is always capitalized. No other language singles out and capitalizes this pronoun, only English. We don’t capitalize any other pronoun, me, my, mine, we, us, our…  The question is – why? The most obvious answer is because English…

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Parts of Speech in English – Pronouns and Prepositions Posted by on Jan 12, 2012

Today we continue with our review of the different parts of speech in the English language.  The two parts of speech that I will review today are pronouns and prepositions. Pronouns Pronouns are words that take the place of nouns. You use a pronoun instead of a noun, that is, the pronoun replaces the noun…

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