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Old 02-16-2018, 11:54 AM
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When I was growing up addressing another adult would have been done as Mrs. ........ or Miss........

The first time I heard a child call an adult by their first name, I was like wow!

I personally don't like Miss ......... for some reason. Never had, never will. I also noticed this started with my friends in the South but has seemed to revolve all over.

When my MIL was my sub she liked to be called grandma. Didn't matter if they were her grandkid's or not. I did have one family that didn't like it as their child already had a grandma. I didn't feel it was respectful to call her by her first name either being an older adult. It seemed to finally fizzle as the family saw it wasn't going to be the fight they were able to keep going.
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