scouts-l Mail Archive for April of 2000: Sir names?
Rik Bergethon (rberg@RMI.NET
Wed Apr 12 2000 - 07:53:49 CDT
I have always wanted the boys do address us as Mr., Mrs., or Ms. When I
was rebuilding the troop from almost scratch, I figured the boys would
have a problem with pronouncing Mr. Bergethon, so I was Mr. B. I
recruited one Webelos and his Dad from one pack and another four from
another pack along with one Dad. How convenient, it was Mr. Chatham and
Mr. Anderson, Mr. C and Mr. A. I thought we were complete now. Oops,
along came Dennis Reed, hmmm, how about Mr. D? Then came Randy Edwards,
Mr. E. But one of the Dads was the District Commissioner, had three sons
in the troop and wanted to join us in all of our activities, Arnie
Carlsen. Oops, we have a Mr. C, and a Mr. A. Arnie decided he would be
Yes, we may have mostly men as the SA's, but the Moms serve on the
Committee, the Boards of Review, Courts of Honor planners, etc., and
work just as hard as Mr.'s. A,B,C,D,E, and AC-DC!