When editing an item with a lease I received the following message:
JarbasJunior? is editing RecentlyClosed.
Their lease on this topic expired 14 days 22 hours 44 minutes 42 seconds ago.
What's wrong with that?
'lease' is a noun as well as a verb. If you 'lease' a house, you then 'hold the lease' on that house. You are the "leaseholder".
i think he's referring to the use of a plural possessive pronoun (their) when referring to a singular subject (JarbasJunior
). this construct is commonly used in speech, and has even gained traction in writing in recent years in order to avoid the awkward His/her. however, TW
, if you want to change it, go ahead and change it.