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Old 09-23-2013, 09:12 PM   #1
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Default According to the OED

According to the Oxford English Dictionary

You can use plural pronouns to refer to singular nouns: http://oxforddictionaries.com/us/wor...-they-american

The words "can" and "may" can/may be used interchangably.
http://oxforddictionaries.com/us/wor...r-may-american

Now, despite the fact that the OED is a British dictionary, they seem to be commenting on American use. I don't know what the UK version says.

   
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