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“One doesn’t have to be a psycholinguist to obsess over pronouns,” writes Jessica Love in the spring issue of The American Scholar. But it surely helps. This strangely absorbing essay, by a Ph.D. candidate in cognitive psychology at Ohio State University, will appeal to grammarians and anyone interested in the mysteries of why we express ourselves the way we do. And when it comes to gendered pronouns, as in French, it gets even more complicated.