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Old May 27 2013, 06:23 PM   #3
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Re: "Mister" Spock, Scott, Chekov and Sulu?

Looks like the TOS writers based their usage off of that of the US Navy/US Coast Guard:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mister_...Military_usage

Although Kirk did continue to address Spock as "Mister" after he'd been promoted to full commander, IIRC.
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