Why do people insist on being called by their titles?

Following an email sent to both Redi Tlhabi and John Robbie alerting them of their “bad habit” of not referring to expert guests by their full titles, Redi Tlhabi asked 702/CapeTalk listeners if they too insist on always being addressed by their titles.

I don’t know why do people insist on being called Doctors or Professors, did they get that title for me or themselves? And some of these dissertations they write are utterly useless.

Kamogelo in Kimberly

Listen to the listener’s responses below:

Some listeners took to Twitter to express their views, here are some of the responses:


This article first appeared on 702 : Why do people insist on being called by their titles?


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