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----- Original Message -----
From: "Nik Taylor" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: 27 January 2002 02:56
Subject: Re: You have a word for it?


> Elliott Belser wrote:
> > >Yehy is the masculine counterpart of Miss -- the title for an
unmarried man.
> > >
> >
> > We NEEEEEED this word in English.  Honestly.
>
> I disagree.  I think we need to ditch the distinction between married
> woman and unmarried woman.

Back about 150 years ago, the common word for this was 'master', and
exactl;y equivalent to 'miss'.

--
Fabian
It ain't the money, it's the job title.
It ain't the job title, it's what you do.
It ain't what you do, it's the way that you do it.
That's what it's all about.