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barefoot_girl

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Re: Question about British noble titles
« Reply #15 on: June 24, 2011, 05:28:36 AM »
If anyone is still interested in this, the difference between the two Earls of Cambridge is one of pronunciation. Prine William is the Duke of Cambridge, pronounced Caim-bridge. The Scottish Earl is the Duke of Arran and Cambridge, pronounced Cam-(as in cam-shaft) bridge.

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Re: Question about British noble titles
« Reply #16 on: June 24, 2011, 09:00:19 AM »
If anyone is still interested in this, the difference between the two Earls of Cambridge is one of pronunciation. Prine William is the Duke of Cambridge, pronounced Caim-bridge. The Scottish Earl is the Duke of Arran and Cambridge, pronounced Cam-(as in cam-shaft) bridge.

I knew everyone would be fascinated  ;D

Oh no. My mind is blown. Okay, I can handle it, I can handle it, they're not referring to the same physical location, right? Because Arran and Cambridge are in Scotland, and Cambridge is in England. Thanks for the note!
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