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    Default Mrs\Miss\Ms


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    Default Re: Mrs\Miss\Ms

    if you don't know a person very well, then it's best to use Ms.
    Mrs. is used when you know that person is married.

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    I usually write Ms. even if I know if the person is married or not.

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    So do I- it makes life much simpler.

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    Cool Re: Mrs\Miss\Ms

    the easyest one...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Koka
    the easyest one...
    You mean easiest

    I use Mrs is I know that person is married.
    If I am speaking to that person and they look at an age where they may be married, I ask them whether they are a Miss or a Mrs, but subtly. As in "Yes Mrs... are you a Miss or a Mrs?"
    Do not say "are you married?", english people may find that offensive or intrusive, especially if you do not know them well.
    I use Miss if I know that person is not married, or they look quite young.
    In writing I always use Ms. If I do not know whether the person is married or not.

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    When saying adult's names, I always say "Miss" even when I know that they're married. When writing, though, I'll write Mrs. if I know they're married, and Ms. if they're not or I don't know.

    Except for my Spanish teacher - she's Seņora.

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    usually I use Miss when I am talking but when I write I always write Mrs

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    Hello , i m new plz help me

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    What do you need help with, cu8gul?

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