Interesting article

bmartin at utmem.edu bmartin at utmem.edu
Fri Sep 1 10:30:13 EST 2000


In article <39AF971B.404E869F at pitt.edu>, Karen Lee <ktlee+ at pitt.edu>
wrote:

> I, too found the use of Ms. a bit off-putting. OTOH, when I was an
> undergraduate, we used Ms. and Mr. to refer to our profs.  The point was made
> that so many faculty had PhD's that there was no need to make the distinction.
> If I'm not mistaken, the last time I checked the catalog, the profs were still
> listed as Ms.and Mr.

The Chronicle's normal style is to use Mr. or Ms. unless an individual
insists on the Dr. salutation.  

B. Martin







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