Matahaniya ang Benct Philip Jonsson <[log in to unmask]>:

> The old Swedish system was nowhere near as
> simple as using the plural pronoun to address a single
> person formally, but involved using the other persons
> *title*, i.e. academic or occupational title.

That is still the case for many Austrians as far as I know 
from Work. Many of customers from there are very serious 
about being addressed as _Herr/Frau Professor(in), Herr/Frau 
Doktor_, or even _Herr/Frau Magister_.


Palayena, Tayamang 17, 2317 ya 17:44:36 pd
Friday, April 25, 2008 at 03:06:26 pm