[erlang-questions] Fwd: Erlang Job for $5000 in Saint-Petersburg

Ivan Uemlianin <>
Thu Apr 26 11:08:51 CEST 2012

fwiw colloquial British English uses "their" for his/her ("they" for 
he/she, and "them" for him/her).  It's quite serviceable.


On 26/04/2012 09:42, Francesco Mazzoli wrote:
>> I'm sorry, but I can't find where I've used the word "men" :)
>> Actually men and women, elves and dwarfs are looked for, but no trolls,
>> sorry ;)
> He's referring to the "his" by the end of the post, which is nitpicking,
> also considering that English does not have an gender "unspecific"
> possessive pronoun, and writing his/her each time is annoying.
> Francesco.
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Ivan A. Uemlianin
Speech Technology Research and Development


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