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

Ivan Uemlianin <>
Fri Apr 27 14:31:26 CEST 2012


On 26/04/2012 23:58, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
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> On 26/04/2012, at 9:08 PM, Ivan Uemlianin wrote:
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>> fwiw colloquial British English uses "their" for his/her ("they" for he/she, and "them" for him/her).  It's quite serviceable.
>
> However some native speakers of English find that unappealing.

Granted.  I do hear it a lot though.

> In this case, as very often happens, the sentence could have been
> easily reworded to say "your".

I agree.  2nd person is best for job notices.

(Apologies to Gianfranco Alongi;)

Ivan


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