[ExI] Ms. vs. Dr.
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Tue Jul 28 11:39:57 UTC 2009
2009/7/28 Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com>:
> In Australia, medical practitioners with just bachelor degrees in medicine
> and surgery have long been accorded the courtesy title "Dr." as are,
> increasingly, dentists, and even vets (or is that just in the US?), not to
> mention chiropractors.
Oddly enough, in Commonwealth countries if a doctor becomes a surgeon
he becomes a "Mr." again. There are regional differences: in New South
Wales the tradition is being phased out (doctors stay "Dr.") while in
Victoria it is still going strong.
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