[LMB] Real Life echoes fiction

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Sat Nov 28 13:24:49 GMT 2015


On Sat, 28 Nov 2015 01:17:30 -0000, "M R L Dolbear"
<m.dolbear at lineone.net> wrote:

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>LE> and some Republics still have titles (France)

They don't carry anything but prestige, though. The same is true in
Germany and Italy, IIRC: people are still permitted to call themselves
by fancy titles, but they're just rich people with well-documented
ancestors; there's no inherent political power (beyond that which comes
from wealth and influence).


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