Why I Won’t Use “Your ” Pronouns

A bridge too far

Photo by Maarten van den Heuvel on Unsplash

Near where I live, there are two bridges over a wide river. One is part of an interstate highway. The other is a two-lane affair so narrow that most users retract their side-view mirrors when crossing at, or below, the 15 mph speed limit. When you use the interstate bridge, you can think about the things you think about while driving on the interstate, but when you use the narrow…



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