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Ms., was Re: punctuated abbreviations // was english spelling reform

From:Doug Dee <amateurlinguist@...>
Date:Saturday, October 19, 2002, 19:05
In a message dated 10/19/2002 6:19:13 AM Eastern Daylight Time,
and_yo@HOTMAIL.COM writes:

> Makes kinda sense, I guess, but /mIz/ sure sounds alot like "Miss", doesn't > it? >
To make things worse, in parts of the Southern and Midwestern USA, I'm told, "Mrs." has been traditionally pronounced /mIz/. Doug