Our best language stories of 2019, handpicked by the editor.
The English language knows 'they' for one person. But in Dutch a gender-neutral alternative to 'he' and 'she' is still a long way off. This may have to do with a grammatical rule that Dutch speakers consider important.
Gender-inclusive language is not a new phenomenon, but an additional layer has recently been added. Where do we stand today in 2023?