Posted Sunday December 19th, 2010, 10:55 am by Dr Monica Seeley
How do you address a Knight in an email? Should their email address reflect they are ennobled eg sirfred@? This is the questions posed to David Tang as agony uncle in the Weekend FT. The person sending the question was annoyed because his business email address did not reflect his title. Are some people just too full of their own personal importance? One client does have a personal email address of sirfred@, but he is the most unassuming person you could meet. Maybe pomposity is inversely related to self-importance.
From an email etiquette perspective, I suggest the title is reflected in the salutaion ie Dear Sir Fred.
What do you think?
Tags: email etiquette