[INDOLOGY] prof. or mr. or mrs. or ms. etc first name
jpo at uts.cc.utexas.edu
Wed Jun 17 10:26:41 EDT 2015
But there is also the typically British titles, where it is Lord + surname; and Sir + first name: Sir Winston, or Sir Winston Churchill, but not Sir Churchill.
So it may be entirely possible for Indians to create a new idiom: Mr. Patrick, as I am so frequently called.
On Jun 17, 2015, at 8:47 AM, Dominik Wujastyk <wujastyk at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ah, yes, ecclesiatical titles. Of course.
> "You are old, Father William, the young man said,"
> And yet,
> "The Amazing Adventures of Father Brown."
> And nobility. As in one of our own,
> Sir James.
> Isn't it pleasant to speak of inconsequential matters, just for a while?
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