Sara Rosinsky’s wisdom needs to be shared widely.
I’d like to add that the same goes for the word ‘myself’.
Jessica and myself have organised a workshop. ❌
Jessica and I have organised a workshop. ✅
Please address all enquiries to myself. ❌
Please address all enquires to me. ✅
I love Sara’s phrasing: ‘Despite what your mother may have led you to believe…’
🧐 It really does seem like people think the words ‘I’ and ‘myself’ are posher than ‘me.’
Anyway, perhaps this post will be a lightbulb moment?
Or perhaps you’re an agent of language change and you’re just moving with the flow?
But, go forth and pronoun from a position of knowledge.