Mx for intersexed people?

Douglas G. Wilson douglas at NB.NET
Mon Sep 17 03:06:40 UTC 2007

>I use this nearly exclusively for the translation of discovery documents
>as the translation of the Japanese name suffix -san, meaning Mr./Ms.,
>when no first name is given (which is usual) in the documents at hand.
>If the intersexual use is near-universal for Mx., I need to quit using
>it and revert to the clumsier Mr./Ms.

I've never seen "Mx." in any sense (which doesn't mean much!).
Somewhere I've seen "M." used for "Mr./Ms.", but I can't remember
where and I don't know whether it has any currency: anybody else seen this?

-- Doug Wilson

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