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Subject:Re: Proper Usage of Miss From:Juley Torkomian <Juley -dot- Torkomian -at- MCMAIL -dot- VANDERBILT -dot- EDU> Date:Wed, 24 Feb 1999 11:24:43 -0600
The use of Miss <Insert first name here> is a southern custom. We are new to
the south and my neighbors son calls me Miss Juley out of respect. In my
experience the people here in Tennessee call anyone of adult age who is their
senior Miss <Insert first name here>. I don't know of any reference but I
would use the proper titles; Mrs. or Ms. in documentation rather than Miss
<Insert first name here>.
My two bits worth.