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Old 05-26-2009, 03:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Bionic Grainger View Post
It is considered impolite to refer to one's elders and betters by pronouns (she), or at least it used to be. You should refer to people by their name.

A male cat is a 'tom' cat, and the female is a 'she' cat so the chastisement became "She is the cat's mother!"

In other words "Who do you think you're talking to or about, Mr. Harmon? That's Miss Brahms to you"
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