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Old 11-11-2012, 21:25   #136
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Re: Pretention or culture?

People involved in the Marine Trades and Marine Gov. Agencies address me as Captain all the time in our business discussions.
I never think of it as an honorific, but simply putting a legal context within our communications.

While it has been my profession and passion for most of my life, socially, I never think of myself as captain, even though others unfortunately do.
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