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Old September 24 2012, 07:25 AM   #4
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Re: officers are called 'sir'

magarity wrote: View Post
When Trip first meets his new captain on the Columbia he actually called her ma'am. No, no, no. Senior officers are called sir regardless of gender. Wasn't there even a scene in Voyager's first episode or so where this was explained for everyone who didn't already know?
There's no reason why the protocol couldn't change over the 150+ years between Enterprise and Voyager.
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