Thon/thons Pronouns


Thon/thons are gender neutral neopronouns which can be used regardless of gender or identity. One of the first known instances of someone creating new gender neutral pronouns in English is American composer Charles Crozat Converse who proposed the pronouns thon/thons/thonself in 1858 based on a contraction of "that one". The thon pronoun was included in a handful of dictionaries such as Websters International Dictionary, Funk & Wagnalls New Standard Dictionary, and Websters Second International.

Name Subject Object Determiner Pronoun Reflexive
thon/thons thon thon thons thon's thonself

What are thon/thons pronouns?

thon/thons are preffered pronouns used to describe a person. When someone uses the thon/thons pronouns this means that they prefer to be referred to using those pronouns.
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Don't know which pronouns to use? If you are unsure of a persons pronouns it's always best to refer to them as they/them
How to use thon/thons pronouns
  • thon is going to the store to buy chips.
  • I met thon at the bus station today.
  • I played Pokemon on thons Nintendo switch.
  • thon took Buttons to the vet thonself.
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