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When staff threw him a 60th birthday party in 2000, he sent out an e-mail of thanks with a special request that "Now that I'm old and venerable, I no longer need the ancient tide to establish my credentials, so please don't use the title 'Venerable' (the honourific for archdeacon) in front of my name anymore.
When addressing people for the first time, always use the family name plus the correct French honourific, Monsieur or Madame.
Rather, this list suggests that there were very few officially-recognized trades dominated by women that were deemed worthy of an honourific position in religious festivities.