The joke is that third-person pronouns can be confusing. The fact that they’re gendered can be useful for differentiating between two people of different genders, but arguably goes against the purpose of pronouns. Paulo takes the bold stance that we should simply use “he” and “she” without regard for gender and simply as different versions of the same third-person (and gender-neutral) pronoun so when a pronoun is being used to refer to two different people of the same gender the different versions can be used. The same applies for “his” and “her” and “him” and “her”.
I’m with Dolly- I’m confused. But for some reason, it’s still funny.
Thank you- SO much!
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