ma'am http://wlrn.org en There's Another Option When 'Miss' Becomes 'Ma'am,' At Least For Moms http://wlrn.org/post/theres-another-option-when-miss-becomes-maam-least-moms <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Somewhere around the age of 30, I went from "miss" to "ma'am" in stores and restaurants. Maybe it was the wrinkles, the suits or the sensible purchasing decisions I was making, but I hated it. It was a massive leap from youth into some downward slope of old age.</span></p><p>It didn’t help that the first time I heard the dreaded “ma’am” I was standing in an Abercrombie &amp; Fitch looking confused, staring through the dim light at an item of clothing, trying to make out if it was a shirt or a skirt.</p><p>“Can I help you, ma’am?”</p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Rebecca Amesbury Batisto 8570 at http://wlrn.org