“ask the gays”
Hi everyone, I’ve got an interesting question from my student:
Trump’s “ask the gays” statement:
- what exactly is wrong with it grammatically?
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Technically the grammar is ok; it is just that by using "the" one almost tends to suggest that all gays are one homogenous group who think alike. There is a discussion about this here:
jayles the unread Jul-23-2016
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It's like saying, "Ask the blacks" or "Ask the whites". Not everyone think alike.
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