LET­TERS TO THE EDI­TOR

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ac­cept­able, to re­fer to them by their sur­name, but could you please show more re­spect to our fe­male pop­u­la­tion in all your ar­ti­cles.

Re­sponse:

Alan, Hi­lary and Mer­lyn, To re­it­er­ate my re­sponse to last week’s let­ter on this very topic, hon­orifics were re­moved from Fair­fax com­mu­nity pub­li­ca­tions more than 12 months ago in an at­tempt to re­duce er­rors and to im­prove con­sis­tency.

It is in no way in­tended to be rude or bad man­ners on our part. We are only fol­low­ing in­tr­usctions from our su­pe­ri­ors.

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