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Rule "'themself'"

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Description: 'themself'
Message: Generally speaking, "themself" is only acceptable when referring to a singular entity (such as the singular usage of "they", which is the preferred pronoun for many non-binary people). If "themself" refers to a plural entity (such as "everybody", or the standard usage of "they"), you should use "themselves".
Category: Style (ID: STYLE)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/style-singular-they/#using-singular-%E2%80%9Cthey%E2%80%9D-today
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The casual observer might easily think themself back in 1945.
    Correction suggestion: themselves, himself, herself
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: THEMSELF [1]
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-27 20:33:03 +0000)