Who else hates being addressed as Ms

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by PaulaSB12, May 14, 2011.

  1. PaulaSB12

    PaulaSB12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know its petty but it really irritates me when I get stuff addressed to Ms PaulaSB12 its Miss not Ms. Ms sounds like a demented bee and I aint one of these.

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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    I really hate being addressed as ms-- guess that's because I'm a guy.[​IMG] Once caught a ration of bull for addressing a woman at work as m'am. I did ask her if she would prefer the "b" word.[​IMG]
     
  3. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:seriously? you showed her respect by addressing her as "ma'am" and that bothered her? What was her reasoning behind such a reaction ,did she say?
     
  4. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    I don't like being called m'am... Only cause it makes me feel old. I swear I'm not old yet!! I think when someone says Miss, it make me feel younger agian.. "Sigh" I seem to be getting ID'd less and less often [​IMG]
     
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  5. babylady4

    babylady4 Mother Goose

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    Well, I'll tell you I hate being called M'am.... makes me feel old. [​IMG]

    Miss works....... but my name is Melissa so it's not far off! [​IMG]
     
  6. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

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    Quote:seriously? you showed her respect by addressing her as "ma'am" and that bothered her? What was her reasoning behind such a reaction ,did she say?

    I hate being called Ma'am. It makes me feel old. Probably the same reason for her, I know a lot of women don't like it. Having said that, I would never give a guy a hard time for it, it is traditionally respectful, but I do *silently* cringe.
     
  7. babylady4

    babylady4 Mother Goose

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    I usually ask to not be addressed that way.
     
  8. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

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    [​IMG] All within ONE minute, three of us typed that being called Ma'am makes us feel old. Guess there's your answer mhwc56.
     
  9. MeatKing

    MeatKing Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:lol, That's funny!
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Quote:seriously? you showed her respect by addressing her as "ma'am" and that bothered her? What was her reasoning behind such a reaction ,did she say?

    I hate being called Ma'am. It makes me feel old. Probably the same reason for her, I know a lot of women don't like it. Having said that, I would never give a guy a hard time for it, it is traditionally respectful, but I do *silently* cringe.

    She was a generally unpleasant person who was apparently having a particularly bad day-- not unusual for her. Professionaly she was great to work with. It was just her attitude that stunk.
     

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