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Re: Is it true?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 6:49 pm

Is it true that Eben is to receive a knighthood in the Queen's birthday honours list?

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Re: Is it true?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 7:12 pm

We don't tend to find out in advance and knighthoods are generally for years of contribution or buggering up banks overnight, which ever comes sooner.

Eben's been having fun making Pi and travelling the world talking about it.

Liz, on the other hand, deserves a sainthood for patience beyond anything we can imagine.

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Re: Is it true?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:10 pm

Knighthoods are far too common these days, I think the meaning of it has got somewhat diluted.

Although of course, I wouldn't turn one down!
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Re: Is it true?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:17 pm

nmcc said:


Liz, on the other hand, deserves a sainthood for patience beyond anything we can imagine.



Saint Elizabeth? (I'm assuming that Liz is short for Elizabeth... I suppose you could just name your kid Liz though)
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Re: Is it true?

Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:19 pm

Knighthood

The name given to posh muggers.

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Re: Is it true?

Thu Mar 08, 2012 12:01 am

I don't think saints go to bed as late as I tend to. And they are almost certainly not as foul mouthed in person as I am, and do not spend as much time fussing about their hair.
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Re: Is it true?

Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:21 am

Yes give Eben a knighthood - he deserves it a lot more than those bankers....

As for a Sainthood unfortunately I think you have to be a) dead and then b) perform miracles from the afterlife so Liz will have to settle for being a Dame for the moment!

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