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Ever Wondered Why We Spell ‘Mrs’ With an ‘R’? >’s Why

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Spelling in the English language can be tricky, downright hilarious or just plain confusing. Case in point: Why does the abbreviation “Mrs.” have an “R” when the full word “missus” is R-less? That’s because Mrs. wasn’t always the abbreviation for missus. Centuries ago, it stood for mistress, which at the time meant the woman of …

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