Re: OFF TOPIC, "Forms of Address" Re: [gardeners] Heatwave Tomat

Liz Albrook (
Thu, 2 Jul 1998 09:57:21 +0000

John Harman <> wrote:

>  They would normally just be social conventions, nothing to do with
> respect. Lots of men call their wives 'the missus' with the utmost respect
>  It was feminism that made it an issue.

What do you think forms the basis for social conventions?