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  • pronoun neologism they (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular subject pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns he and she.
  • determiner, article Eye dialect spelling of the (usually signifying a foreign accent, often French).


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  • _ I wear ze moustache of _ze revolutionaire_ -- my hairs cut themselves _en mécontent_!

    Four Years in Rebel Capitals An Inside View of Life in the Southern Confederacy from Birth to Death T. C. DeLeon

  • Zen ze man vot have said _ze vord_ tell my fader dot he may go; and quick von oder man take ze chains fon hees feets and fon hees hands, and he bees too glad; and he lif up my moder, and he sake her dot ce speak, and he love her, and he come avay mit her.

    Stories of Childhood Various 1885

  • Zen much times he come dare, and ven my fader have make him big all aroun, fon hees feets to hees head, mit ze chair vot he sit in vay high, ven he say _ze vord_, he give my fader much ze money, much money he give; and my fader get ze fire mit it, and ze bread and ze meat; and he love my moder, and he love

    Stories of Childhood Various 1885

  • And ven my moder come dare, ce go to ze man vot have said _ze vord_, and ce tell him dot he vill let my fader go, he vill, _he vill_!

    Stories of Childhood Various 1885

  • "Ven it bees night, ze big man vot sit vay high in ze chair and vot have said _ze vord_, come to ze house, and he see my moder dare in ze bed; and he talk mit her, and he talk mit my fader, and he say some vords mit

    Stories of Childhood Various 1885

  • And beeg mans, him become vaire tired, an 'lay down mooch in ze snow.

    GRIT OF WOMEN 2010

  • We are here and no cis feminist should think ze is entitled to be our judge and jury.

    You can be active with the activists… 2008

  • Zees are our future foot soldiers in ze var against all non-beliefers!

    Think Progress » Expert Cited By Embryonic Stem Cell Opponents Grossly Distorts Research 2006

  • Und efter ze fifz yer, ve vil al be speking German like zey vunted in ze forst place ….!

    The Preferred Language 2002

  • Le Bon Dieu, he veesit notre bonne mère in ze beautiful gardaine.

    Janey Canuck in the West Emily Ferguson 1910


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