He [The original poster?] was indeed a male, but, like you Chris, his [the
parents of the original poster?] had the PC foresight to provide him [the
original poster?] with a gender neutral name.
> So, I was simply throwing out the idea of using "(s)he"
> as something
> less awkward and difficult than trying to balance the number of "his"s
> and "her"s in a document - as the original situation was posed, the
> author got tripped up trying to do it, until he (there we go again,
> but the original poster was a he ;=) had to apply a great deal of
> sweat in redrafting it.
> How 'bout "you all" and "them all" ;=) ?
> Chris Mohr
> USSF 8