I’m a teacher and if I added any students to my facebook account I would be questioned by the education department and I’d need to convince them why I should keep my job, because it’s forbidden where I’m from.
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Nice try, spismk, but you are incorrect. Most good teachers should know Jane Austen and hundreds of other writers of literature have properly used ‘their’ for singular unnamed subjects for hundreds of years.
There is no problem with the teacher’s use of “their”… and it doesn’t say anywhere that he’s an English teacher. The kid’s post would have showed up on his teacher’s newsfeed, so *their* quick answer doesn’t mean that they are monitoring kids (although this made a hilarious comment). As for adding kids being forbidden, doesn’t it depend on where you come from? My friend was a teaching assistant and she had some of her students on fb.
yes, there is a problem with the use of “their.” “Their” is in reference to more than one person. Assuming that Jay is a male, Gates should have said “someone forgot that he added his teacher.” People use “their” because they want to avoid gender-specific words, but they shouldn’t, unless they are referring to more than one person.