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Mind your language

When is a Lord not a Lord?

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

6 April 2024

9:00 AM

The Financial Times seeks applicants for the Sir Samuel Brittan fellowship. Announcing this, the paper refers to him as Sir Samuel, which is correct. It also quotes its obituary of him where he is called simply Brittan. That is also correct for a dead man, as we might say Churchill, not Sir Winston.

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