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Most Common Pronouns

We made a list of the most common pronouns in the English language. Can you name them all?
  • According to the Corpus of Contemporary American English
  • Quiz by Quizmaster - Nov 12, 2017
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level 68
Nov 12, 2017
'One' seems a bit unexpected, I guess the counting includes it being used as an adjective
+15
level 68
Nov 12, 2017
One would be mistaken to think that "one" can only be used as an adjective, wouldn't one? ;-D
+14
level 70
Nov 21, 2017
If, of 3 guys with the same name, a minority of them were awarded money in a contest in Korea: One Juan won one won.

Sank you. I vill be here all ze veek.
+2
level 58
Jan 30, 2018
Well done sir! I don't know how many Latinos there are in Korea, but, but that's neither here nor there.
+1
level 45
Jan 30, 2018
I don't know about others, but I was thinking pronouns on my own language and translated them. There is many pronouns in Finnish language but one is not one of them.
+2
level 58
Nov 12, 2017
I forgot you...
+4
level 67
Nov 14, 2017
but you did not forget I.
+5
level 72
Nov 12, 2017
Pretty sure you just assumed gender...
+7
level 67
Nov 16, 2017
That's actually an excellent idea for a new quiz. List all of the 165 currently existing genders
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level 59
Jan 30, 2018
That is bat****crazy, and rapidly spiraling out of control. I should not be required to learn who wants to be zhee, zim or zher. One neutral pronoun is fine, or wanting to be "the other" is fine, but making up ten or twenty new words and requiring others to learn them is just ridiculous.
+2
level 55
Feb 1, 2018
1) Strawman 2) Learning new words?! What fresh hell! How DARE people expect us to learn words for them! Next you'll say everyone I meet has an individual name which they will have the audacity to make me learn! Perish the thought
+1
level 55
Feb 1, 2018
3) Again, strawman. Has anyone really ever asked you to call them by zhe etc.? Or is that just something you read once? Maybe 'they' (which is, actually, already a word), but come on, your transphobia is showing
+2
level 78
Nov 13, 2017
MY gut feels THAT THIS source is iffy.
+2
level 73
Nov 13, 2017
"Her," but no "his"??
+1
level 78
Nov 13, 2017
'Her' as the objective form of 'she,' not the possessive.
+1
level 53
Nov 13, 2017
He gave it to her - her functions as an object. By contrast: He gave it to his - doesn't work. Her is not exclusively possessive, whereas his is.
+1
level 50
Jan 30, 2018
His can be a pronoun - like mine, yours, hers, ours, theirs etc. But this use is less common than 'her'.
+7
level 67
Nov 16, 2017
Woah woah Aesthus, this is a child-friendly site. No need to talk about him "giving it to her"
+2
level 71
Nov 23, 2017
Hold your horses there TinklePork - this is also an adult-friendly site and there's no need for cheap euphemisms :-P
+3
level 68
Nov 13, 2017
Where is "y'all"?
+1
level 76
Nov 13, 2017
Not to mention y'uns, yinz, and yunz...
+2
level 62
Jan 12, 2018
or thou or ye...guess that's why it says most common
+2
level 66
Jan 30, 2018
"Youse"!
+2
level 56
Nov 13, 2017
Shocked not to see my, mine, its, his, our and yours.
+1
level 67
Nov 16, 2017
What about Xe? That's the new pronoun that you're supposed to call people who don't want to be male or female
+7
level 66
Jan 30, 2018
There are only two genders.
+11
level 68
Jan 30, 2018
Seriously, Tinkle? You had to squeeze in *two* snarky and offensive comments on the exact same unrelated topic on ONE quiz? Now that you've gotten the attention you were seeking, can you stop?
+1
level 70
Jan 30, 2018
Good quiz. Thanks. 12/14
+1
level 63
Jan 30, 2018
'Who' can be a pronoun, which is included; so (in exactly the same way) can 'what', which is excluded. Why?
+1
level 80
Mar 30, 2018
My guess is that the 'most common' line goes between their respective usages.
+3
level 59
Jan 30, 2018
I missed just one ;)
+1
level 56
Jan 30, 2018
No this and that? Just in the comments here I see "that" used quite often.
+1
level 58
Jan 31, 2018
No Y'all?
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