Mary Wyant loved words. She loved to speak them and write them and read them. She was a stickler for proper grammar and a “mean” Scrabble player. “Mean in both senses of the word,” according to those who played with her.
That’s why her daughter Rebecca noticed right away when her mother began calling a female friend “him” while telling a story. The small mistake was enough to make Rebecca think something big was wrong.
Read the full article at PBS News Hour.