Re: "you"

Subject: Re: "you"
From: "Gutierrez, Diane" <Diane -dot- Gutierrez -at- WESTGROUP -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 24 Dec 1998 08:05:46 -0600

As in French, so does Spanish: the familiar "you" is "tu" and the formal is
"usted". In English likewise it used to be informally "thou" and formally
"you". Quakers made it a point to address everyone equally as "thou" until
it became archaic by the modern use of "you".--Diane

Methinks that everyone is daft except me and thee; and sometimes I wonder
about thee.--Quaker humor

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