The Department of English hosts 59th Forum on Language and Literature on the subject of biolinguistics

Andrea Hammack Staff Writer Troy University’s English Department’s forum on biolinguistics was held on Monday, Oct. 21.  Ben Robertson, a professor of English, talked about the recent forum and what it was like organizing it.  “As usual, we invite department members who have published recently or have done some sort of special project recently,” Robertson said. Read More

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Lack of third-person singular pronoun in English poses problem

  Rakshak Adhikari Staff Writer The lack of a third-person singular pronoun for people in the English language has posed a problem to those who do not want to be referred to by gender-specific connotations. According to Merriam-Webster, a third-person singular pronoun “thon” appeared in the dictionary from 1934 to 1961. It was dropped for lack Read More

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