Not Jim or Sam or Sally or Jane. Or Dr. Acula. But how do you refer to your advisor when you’re talking to someone else? Do you call him/her “my advisor”? Do you call him/her “my boss”? Do you call him/her “that person I see once every two weeks who provides the money for me to get my PhD”?
This is a Sunday unScientific Survey. Leave your answer in the comments.