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  1. Subscribersonhouse
    Fast and Curious
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    16 Sep '14 11:30
    I hear the testimony from Pistorius talking to a clearly male prosecutor and answers 'milady' each time. Why do they use the term milady when talking to a male in that courtroom?
  2. Zugzwang
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    16 Sep '14 18:24
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I hear the testimony from Pistorius talking to a clearly male prosecutor and answers 'milady' each time.
    Why do they use the term milady when talking to a male in that courtroom?
    Everything that Oscar Pistorius said in court was intended for the judge, who's a woman.
  3. Standard memberwolfgang59
    Mr. Wolf
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    16 Sep '14 21:27
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I hear the testimony from Pistorius talking to a clearly male prosecutor and answers 'milady' each time. Why do they use the term milady when talking to a male in that courtroom?
    He is a big fan of Thunderbirds and cannot resist doing his Parker impression for the gallery.
  4. hirsute rooster
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    16 Sep '14 22:09
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    I hear the testimony from Pistorius talking to a clearly male prosecutor and answers 'milady' each time. Why do they use the term milady when talking to a male in that courtroom?
    The process of cross-examination is complicated in SA.
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