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Harald S. wrote:

> My suggestion is to finish the evolution of "you" by separating the unchanging
> pronoun form ("you" in the singular and plural) from the, currently, also
> unchanging plural of the verb. That is: "you is" would be the new singular
> version and "you are" would remain the plural. This would eventually pave the
> way for "they" to essentially become the same but in the third person.
> 
> Mark J. Reed's example would then read: "Pat's roommate is coming. They has
> their own shoes."

The strange thing is that somehow that sounds better than "Pat's 
roommate is coming. They have their own shoes".