Quoting Clint Jackson Baker <[log in to unmask]>:

> --In my first go at this, I thought I'd experiment by
> using as few pronouns as possible, hence:
> 1st:
> I
> you
> it/she/he
> 2nd:
> we
> --
> they
> Five total.  As you say, I could have gone either way
> with the "general 'you'".

'You' can have fewer, though.  Some languages make
no distinction of number at all (e.g., Classical
Chinese), having just "1stP", "2ndP" and "3rdP".

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