One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A title used before the surname or full name of any woman regardless of her marital status (a neutral alternative to Mrs or Miss)‘Ms Sarah Brown’
- ‘Ms. Wilson, who married twice, held on to the house throughout her life, up until her recent death at the age of 98.’
- ‘Ms Kumars career has been devoted to innovation and driving change through a number of organisations.’
1950s: combination of Mrs and miss.
- short for multiple sclerosis
2Master of Science.
3Master of Surgery.
5Mississippi (in official postal use).
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