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July 4, 2013 4:00 PM

Formal address a mark of respect

DEAR MISS MANNERS: I am an African-American woman whom some might call “elderly” but who still has a full-time career. I find, as you observed, that the “line between friendliness and impertinence is getting thinner and thinner.”

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