Things: We use they or them or zir or ze.
Narrator: What if someone says he or she?
Thing 1: ummmm
Thing 2: It depends.
Thing 1: I worry about reactions sometimes.
Thing 2: It’s awkward.
Thing 1: Tell them?
Thing 2: Ignore it?
Thing 1: Go dancing?
Thing 2: It depends on the person and mood.
Bunson Hoppydew: I use he, him, his.
Narrator: What if someone used she?
Bunson: I would laugh!
Bunson: And we’d eat cake
Bunson: or dance
Bunson: or both!
Mayara: I use she and her.
Narrator: What if someone said he?
Mayara: I’d think they’re jealous of my beautiful hair.
Narrator: And if they called you it?
Mayara: I might bite them.
Boot: Pronouns are what people use when they can’t remember your name.
Boot: I am Boot.
Sock is non-verbal.
Sock is great, and excellent company.
I don’t know if sock has a concept of gender, or how Sock constructs concepts of self or others, it’d feel intrusive to assume.
Narrator to the new doodle entity: Hello! How do you like to be referred to?
Doodle creature: Hello!
Doodle creature wearing a hat: I like your hat!
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