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DetermiNature

Spotted this tree on my morning walk the other day and was struck by its determination to live and continue growing.  I felt there was a message in that.  If this diseased and seemingly dead tree can spring new life,

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Time for 21st century speak! Use ‘they’ as a singular pronoun.

Here’s the rest of that essay as promised yesterday! We are not being pernicious bitch feminists when we ask you to use ‘they’ rather than ‘he’, we ask you to use ‘they’ because it includes women and girls as equals.

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