Re: punctuated abbreviations // was english spelling reform
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Sunday, October 20, 2002, 2:52|
Padraic Brown writes:
> --- Tim May <butsuri@...> wrote:
> > I'm sure someone has seriously proposed married and
> > unmarried male
> > forms -
> Probably. I've never heard of one, though.
> > It's not as if there's anyone
> > preventing you from
> > using new word,
> Of course not. I use the "new" word, Ms., for married
> women as well as unknowns. That is, I take the PC term
> and turn it around on them.
What do you mean, turn it around on them? That's part of its intended