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    Question doubt on how to address people

    Is there any difference of writing:

    Dr. John Doe and Mrs Susan Doe / Dr and Mrs John Doe

    Is there any difference of meaning? Does the way of how the names were written show difference of marital status ? Like the woman has keeps the husband last name but not a couple anymore despite of Mrs ?

    Thanks!

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    Re: doubt on how to address people

    Quote Originally Posted by dinha View Post
    Is there any difference of writing:

    Dr. John Doe and Mrs Susan Doe / Dr and Mrs John Doe

    Is there any difference of meaning? Does the way of how the names were written show difference of marital status ? Like the woman has keeps the husband last name but not a couple anymore despite of Mrs ?

    Thanks!
    If they were not a couple any more, it is unlikely that you would send them a joint letter. I would use the latter of your two choices.


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    Re: doubt on how to address people

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork View Post
    If they were not a couple any more, it is unlikely that you would send them a joint letter. I would use the latter of your two choices.
    thank you !! I actually donīt know their marital status , i saw the way their names were written and it was the first : dr John doe and Mrs susan Doe
    Thatīs my doubt

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    Re: doubt on how to address people

    Quote Originally Posted by dinha View Post
    thank you !! I actually donīt know their marital status , i saw the way their names were written and it was the first : dr John doe and Mrs susan Doe
    Thatīs my doubt
    The first isn't incorrect. It is unusual, in my experience.

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