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    Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    BBC NEWS | UK | Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood

    The Queen has agreed the honour for the brother of former US president John F Kennedy for services to the US-UK relationship and to Northern Ireland.

    Gordon Brown formally announced the award to the 77-year-old during his address to both houses of Congress.
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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth



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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    I thought knighthood was only for English citizens. Well, not my business.
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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    Quote Originally Posted by LaMidRighter View Post
    I thought knighthood was only for English citizens. Well, not my business.
    As a non-English citizen, it's merely honorary. He won't be Sir Ted Kennedy.
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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    Now they've made knighthood worthless, just like the Nobel Prize.
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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    I didn't think knights left women to die while they went home to sleep off their drunken stupors. The Queen has lowered her standards.
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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    This act is rather pointless.

    Just another move by Brown to further US-UK relations.

    What a waste of time <_<

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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Now they've made knighthood worthless, just like the Nobel Prize.
    It's honorary.

    There's a difference.
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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    The Queen doesn't actually choose who is knighted.

    This is New Labour's choice and what do you expect from them?
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    Re: Ted Kennedy to receive knighthood from Queen Elizabeth

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Now they've made knighthood worthless, just like the Nobel Prize.
    Already happened, considering Sir Elton.
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