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  1. Dany's Avatar

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    Messrs

    Hello,

    how to pronounce the above mentioned abbreviation?


    Thanks a lot for your help,
    Dany

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    Re: Messrs

    From Bartleby.com

    Messrs is the plural of Mr., and we pronounce it to rhyme with dressers. It comes from a foreign plural, the French messieurs, and we usually spell it as an abbreviation.

    Messrs
    dressers

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    Re: Messrs

    Thanks a lot, Casiopea

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    Re: Messrs

    You're most welcome, Dany.


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    Re: Messrs

    wow

    interesting, i have got a new word.

    Thanks a lot

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