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Is there a specific term for the ambiguity in the sentence, "Joe and David discussed his plans for tomorrow evening," the ambiguity arising from the use of "his" when it could refer to either Joe or David? This question has been hard to Google.

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  • anaphoric ambiguity? pronominal ambiguity?
    – curiousdannii
    Oct 16, 2020 at 5:35
  • With no further context, his most likely refers to a third person to me, not to Joe or David. Oct 16, 2020 at 7:52
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    How is this a duplicate? It is specifically asking the term for it.
    – Nardog
    Oct 17, 2020 at 2:54

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