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Time's person of the year: The Ebola Fighters?
Time's person of the year: The Ebola Fighters?

Expect a lot of publicity about Time magazine’s choice of “The Ebola Fighters” as person of the year. That’s right, “person,” not “persons.” That seems odd because in 2005 Bill and Melinda Gates and Bono (alias “The Good Samaritans”) were named persons of the year. But consistency isn’t a strong suit of this annual marketing gimmick – I mean important journalistic statement. The tradition started with the designation of Charles Lindbergh as 1927’s man of the year, but the name was changed to woman of the year when Queen Elizabeth II got the nod in 1952. Now it's "person" whether the honoree is male...

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