Since, according to the system of etiquette I was raised with, it is already rude to refer to someone in the third person when that person is present, how would I need to know someone’s pronouns when I am speaking to him/her/them/zer? Will s/he/they/ze even know what pronoun I use outside of zis/her/his/their hearing?

Linguist, philosopher, lover of history, wordhound, 21 year New Yorker, searching for meaning in the universe

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