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Re: Terms of address

Poster: "Michael S. McCollum" <eadric@visi.net>

Ed Hopkins wrote:
> Poster: "Ed Hopkins" <Ed.Hopkins@MCI.Com>
> Vuong Manh (Pel.) wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, 9 Jun 1997, Akilah of Seareach wrote:
> > >
> > > Kristen Fife (General) wrote:
> > >
> > > > What would you say to a lady stick jock?
> >
> > "Gentle warrior, may I have the honor of tasting your prowess?"
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but
> "Prowess" refers to the front of a ship.
> The feminine form of "Sir" is "Domina".

OK..here goes. To the best of my somewhat debilitated memory, prowess
refers to ones' skill. I believe the word you are thinking of is "prow".
Also, to the best of my swiss cheese memory, "Dame" is the feminine form
of address for a member of the Chivalry in the SCA, though some choose
to style themselves as "Sir". I believe "Domina" could refer to any
woman in latin.

Who, contrary to my most recent displays of fighting prowess, ain't dead
yet. Coming soon to an event near you.
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