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    "To Each His Own" Or "To Each Their Own "??

    Dear teachers:

    I'v seen people say "to each his own" and "to each their own". Which one is correct? "his" or "their"? Or both are correct?

    Thanks for your answers:)

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    Re: "To Each His Own" Or "To Each Their Own "??

    To each his own is correct, historically, but these days, now that women are also pilots, professors, CEOs and so on, we have learnt to avoid sexist discrimination by using the plural pronoun "they" to mean "he / she" so now you can hear "To each their own." Some people will argue it is not correct, but there is definitely a normal feel to it today.

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