Here’s what happens when you let people write their own titles and suffixes in forms

Microsoft’s Passport allows you to edit the your title and suffix as you like. I have had great fun over the years calling Microsoft support and waiting for the person to address me by name. They usually giggle when they realize that instead of the customary ‘Mr.’ or ‘Dr.’ and ‘the Third’ or ‘Esq.’ I have added my own version of title prefix and suffix.

So, this is the address page on the Architecture Journal I received from Microsoft the other day:


Previously I have done similar with other profiles. I think I still have the frequent flyer card that says ‘Please provide a free drink to Bjørn Furuknap, and bill the airline’.


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Bjørn Furuknap

I previously did SharePoint. These days, I try new things to see where I can find the passion. If you have great ideas, cool projects, or is in general an awesome person, get in touch and we might find out together.

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