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Heads
of Angels
1787
Sir Joshua
Reynolds
English 
1723-1792
KISS Grammar 

Pronouns:
The Gender Question


 

Directions: In the following, assume that you are writing or speaking to both men and women. Rewrite each of the following sentences to fix the problem with "his" or "her." 
 

1. Nobody cleaned his desk neatly enough.

2. Who believes his story is really good?

3. Someone dropped his paper on the sidewalk.

4. Will anyone show me his map?

5. Can anybody let me use his ruler?

6. Everybody can make up her own rules.

7. Neither Sally nor Bob understands his job.

8. Every student will read his own story to the class.

9. A person should mind his manners.

10. Neither Bill nor Sarah finished his homework.