Re: Automatic retrieval of information from qa.debian.org
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- Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2007 22:41:27 +0200
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> In spanish, using doctor means both a person with a PhD and (mistakenly) an
> MD. When talking in spanish, I normally tell people to use the word medico
> to refer to physicians, and to use doctor only for PhDs.
> Is this the case elsewhere?
in Germany you usually say 'Doktor' if you mean a MD (even without PhD),
probably because most of them have a PhD, although it's not a problem to
work as MD without having a PhD. The right word for MD would be 'Doktor
der Medizin', or just 'Arzt'.