The Case Against Pronouns

“What are your pronouns?”, the young clerk asked me after introducing themself by their full name and stating their preference.

“Uh…”

You must understand that I don’t watch television. I’m not on instagram and steal but furtive glances at other social media platforms. In other words, I try to live exclusively in the geographically immediate “real world” or my inner landscape. So the clerk’s…