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    inhabit her???


    The author of a book says: "Cyndi Schacher - Thank you for your sparkling point of view of the world and those who inhabit her."

    ---Shouldn't it be "who inhabit IT"? instead of "HER"? So he thanks her for her sparkling view of the world and for all those who inhabit this world (that's how I see it).


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    Re: inhabit her???

    I think an author is allowed to personalize the world and consider it as "Mother Earth" - using the pronoun "her."

    You could certainly write "it" if you prefer.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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