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Adrian Morgan wrote:

>Marcus Smith wrote:
>
> > Thanks, but I'm not a professor.  Still a lowly graduate
> > student with ambitions of being a professor someday. But
>not
> > too soon -- I still bothers me when my students call me
>Mr.
> > Smith instead of Marcus. "Professor Smith" would drive me
> > nuts! :-)
>
>In Australia, it is AFAIK absolutely unknown for tertiary
>students to be on anything other than first-name basis with
>lecturers. This is the first time I've heard someone say
>that it's different elsewhere in the world. Very
>interesting.

Most of my students do call me Marcus. But a few refuse to do so, even
after I let them know I don't like this "mister" thing. Oh well, it's their
grade their jepordizing. :)




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Marcus Smith
AIM:  Anaakoot
"When you lose a language, it's like
dropping a bomb on a museum."
   -- Kenneth Hale
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