Asking people how they want to be addressed is easyBMJ 2019; 367 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l6251 (Published 01 November 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;367:l6251
- Sebastian Hendricks, consultant audiovestibular physician and paediatrician
- Department of Paediatric Audiology and Audiovestibular Medicine, Edgware Hospital, Edgware HA8 0AD, UK
I always cringe when I hear colleagues calling mothers “mum.”1 Fathers seem to be called “dad” less often in comparison.
It seems to have a cultural element, being more commonly said by people from cultures in which extended family has traditional strong bonds. So, …