‘They’ is not a singular pronoun. It’s a fairly simple concept, but some people are struggling to grasp it. The Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English says ‘they’ is ‘used to refer to two or more people or things that have already been mentioned’. There it is: ‘two or more’. Not singular! It was used a thousand years ago when the Anglo-Saxons spoke a form of Old English that was still very Germanic.
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