Someone: ThE dIcTiOnArY sAyS SiNgLuAr ThEy IsNt CoRrEcT
Me: OED disagrees
@TheEnbyperor me to them: "Thou sure are fond of the word 'you' as second person as a singular for some reason though. Maybe thou should shut the fuck up."
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@TheEnbyperor Definition of "they" from the OED. Germane extract states "The word they (with its counterparts them, their, and themselves) as a singular pronoun refer to a person of unspecified sex has been used since at least the 16th century." followed by various usage examples.
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the use of "they" is now common, though less widely accepted, especially informal contexts. Sentences such as "ask a friend if they could help" are still criticized for being ungrammatical. Nevertheless, in view of the growing acceptance of "they" and its obvious practical advantages, "they" is used in this dictionary in may cases where "he" would have been used formerly.
me, bursting through the wall: all dictionaries describe, not prescribe, and you shouldn't interpret missing entries as anything except artifacts of the publishing cycle,