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Old 09-14-2013, 05:14 PM   #73
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Originally Posted by Agemegos View Post
Well, I'm not very fond of "astronaut", but to me "spacer" sounds too informal to be a good title. Naval ratings have been called "sailors" and that's a current general term including non-military seamen, but the ratings' military titles are such as "Able Seamen" and "Leading Seaman", not "Sailor" or "Able Sailor".

"Spaceman" would seem to be the obvious parallel to "Seaman" but it sounds silly.
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