theirselves vs themselves : Common Errors in English

About theirselves vs themselves

There is no such word as “theirselves” (and you certainly can’t spell it “theirselfs” or “thierselves”); it’s “themselves.” And there is no correct singular form of this non-word; instead of “theirself” use “himself” or “herself.”

themselves in News

  1. Taksim Square activists gird themselves for police raid

    ISTANBUL, Turkey, June 13 (UPI) -- Istanbul activists girded themselves for a police raid after Turkey's prime minister said he ordered authorities to end all anti-government protests Thursday.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: UPI

  2. More Americans consider themselves multiracial

    The number of mixed or multiracial people in the United States jumped 6.6% between 2010 and 2012, according to the Census Bureau. Their ranks will only continue to grow, experts say. The number of Americans who consider themselves multiracial has grown faster than any other racial group nationwide, new Census Bureau data reveal, a sign of slow but momentous shifts in the way that Americans think ...
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Los Angeles Times

  3. Someone Just Killed Themselves On the Subway Tracks Near My House

    Somebody just killed themselves on the MTA train tracks in Astoria, New York City by the Broadway N Q line station near my house, and I saw firemen hosing what was left of him or her off the tracks.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: Business Insider

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