Names and Titles in The Letter :
Use the full name in standard writing unless the person uses an initial as part of his or her name. Initials may be used in lists and addresses if appropriate.
Correct : Mohan Das
Correct, only in list or address : M. Das
Correct : Mohan. B. Das
(The initial is fine here because that is the name he goes by.)
Social titles before a proper name are capitalised.
All but Miss and Master are abbreviated and end with a full stop.
Social titles :
M. Messrs. (Plural of Mr. or M.)
Mmes. (plural of Mrs., Ms., Mme.)
Those social titles that are abbreviated are only abbreviated in front of names.
Correct : Mr. Das is not at home.
Incorrect : You’d better listen, Mr.
(Mr. is not in front of name. doing not abbreviate. To write incorrect sentence as given above correctly, do as shown below.)
Correct : You’d better listen, Mister.
Names and Titles in The Letter
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