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From Antony Stone <>
Subject Re: Off-topic, was: [Re: MailChimp with link to javascript/zip malware]
Date Fri, 20 Oct 2017 17:59:08 GMT
On Friday 20 October 2017 at 19:54:08, Anne P. Mitchell Esq. wrote:

> > On Friday 20 October 2017 at 19:29:31, Anne P. Mitchell Esq. wrote:
> >> Anne P. Mitchell,
> >> Attorney at Law
> > 
> > I'm intrigued as to what the "Esq." in your From address indicates?
> In the U.S., Esq. (short for 'Esquire') means specifically a person who has
> been admitted to the practice of law and who is permitted to represent
> clients

Aha - thank you for that explanation.

I speak British English, and here the word has a quite different meaning, 
specifically relating to men only - hence my confusion when seeing it used by 
someone called Anne :)

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