panjandrum said:Ms is an invented designation that is deliberately non-specific about marital status.
Note that BE has abandoned the . after the Mr and Mrs, and I am sure that Ms has never had one.
I've fallen out of the habit of using periods for those words too, and I agree with you about Ms. Wupps-- I guess the end of a sentence constitutes an exception.panjandrum said:Note that BE has abandoned the . after the Mr and Mrs, and I am sure that Ms has never had one.
Red Frog said:I get the feeling mimi2's question might be about the word 'period' in the sentence. Maybe in Vietnam the word 'period' isn't used to mean 'full stop' (i.e. in punctuation). I think it's very US English, as in UK we always say 'full stop'.