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Subject:OT: What do you call this? From:"Julie Comstock-Fisher" <julief -at- pdainc -dot- com> To:"'techwr-l posting address'" <TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Fri, 10 Sep 1999 10:54:53 -0500
I looked in the archives and couldn't find any prior
discussions on this topic.
If you have a person with an addition following
their name, such as "Jr." or "III", what do you call
that addition? My immediate answer was to call it a
suffix, but I told the developer who asked that I
would try to find out if that was right.
Julie Comstock-Fisher Documentation Manager
julief -at- pdainc -dot- com PDA, Inc.
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