Headline at the BBC:
Can you stop a paedophile before they even start?
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In defence of the BBC (something I rarely do), they're using a widely employed sexually neutral term. I use it myself. It's very unsatisfactory because of the "singlular / plural" problem. But political correctness takes precedence over mere grammar.
RM, yes, fair point, but how about "Can you stop pedophiles before they start?" or "Can you identify pedophiles before they commit a crime?"
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