Thursday, June 30, 2005


Ever run into the Lord General and get stuck for the proper way to address him? Is it "Right Honorable" or plain-vanilla "Honorable?" What's the correct way to address Baron Felching-Munchausen's wife?

Via Debrett's, here are the answers. And now you know!

We in America have already fallen prey to titles, even though we supposedly don't have any. It's no longer, "Mr Bush, President of the United States" but "President Bush." Even ex-presidents are still called "President Clinton" or "President Carter." Hey! They aren't presidents now. Call 'em Mr Clinton and Mr Carter.

If they insist on the title, then make them call you "Data Entry Specialist Jones" or "Restocker Smith." If they are their job titles, then so are you.

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