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    Plural in titles/names

    Hi there,

    1) Is it correct: ... and the Johns Smiths of the world may go to hell for all I care...?

    2) Would you say: ... I met the Misses Waywhistle today while walking with my dog... (two unmarried sisters)?

    3) In what context the plural for

    Mr. = Messrs (no dot, right?)
    Miss = Misses
    Ms. = ?????
    Mrs. = ?????

    is used in? Only in connection with two different surnames?
    Like:... I used to work with Messrs Dwight and Vincent...

    Ewelina

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    Re: Plural in titles/names

    Some use Mmes (from Madames) as the plural, while others just use Mrs. In British English, we don't put the dot if the abbreviation ends with the last letter of the word. If you had two people with the same surname, you could use Messrs, etc.

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    Re: Plural in titles/names

    Thank you, what about the first two?

    Ewelina

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