Originally Posted by KikkiB
Though, I don't find it strange that people call Princess Astrid Fru (Mrs) Ferner, but that is because she's always been that (as long as I've lived anyhow).
I think it's also very much a generational thing. I won't hesitate to call my grandmother's friends/older neighbours by "Mrs. So-and-So", because that's the way she refers to them in conversation - which ties in to the whole Mrs. Ferner-thing - but you realize how much the Norwegian society has changed in a generation, when the time came for Märtha Louise, and she didn't
tack Mrs. Behn behind her princess title.