Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Mssrs. (was turning 18)
Re: Mssrs. (was turning 18)
Fri, 23 Apr 1999 14:53:24 -0500
A good general rule: Address someone as they wish to be addressed, and as
you feel comfortable.
Some adults wish to be addressed by first name, others are uncomforatble
with this and prefer Mr or Mrs. Some youth may feel uncomfortable
addressing adults by first name, prefering more formality.
And different locations & circumstances may require different modes of
address. In our Troop adults are generally addressed as Mr or Mrs. One of
our ASMs has a nephew who just joined and at Scout functions he wants the
nephew to address him as Mr.
Mark W. Arend
Beaver Dam Community Library
311 N. Spring St. Outside of a dog, a book is
Beaver Dam, Wisc. 53916 man's best friend. Inside of
(920) 887-4631 (fax 887-4633) a dog it's too dark to read.