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Old 12-18-12, 11:54
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Pardon me if I regurgitate my dinner. What next, a peerage after he retires?

Addressing him as Sir?....not on your life.
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Why is the Sir title so devalued in Britain? Calling sport stars Sir is bull**** imo.
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Old 12-18-12, 11:58
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Pardon me if I regurgitate my dinner. What next, a peerage after he retires?

Addressing him as Sir?....not on your life.
I'm pretty sure he's going to use this title and force Froome to call him Sir Bradley at the Tour.
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I'm pretty sure he's going to use this title and force Froome to call him Sir Bradley at the Tour.
lol, love it.
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Arise Sir Bradley Wiggins, Sir Dave Brailsford

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/oth...ours-list.html
Maybe it's a cultural thing but to me this whole knighthood/sir thing seems quite silly, personally I wouldn't want any such title. If ever I did something extraordinary I'd be glad if someone recognized it but this just seems so old-fashioned and backwards to me
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Old 12-18-12, 13:29
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Maybe it's a cultural thing but to me this whole knighthood/sir thing seems quite silly, personally I wouldn't want any such title. If ever I did something extraordinary I'd be glad if someone recognized it but this just seems so old-fashioned and backwards to me
who would accedt anything by something as backwards as a queen/king/royalty. good god, we live in the 21st century.
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Brailsford though certainly deserves a knighthood, not as sure about Bradley..
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Maybe it's a cultural thing but to me this whole knighthood/sir thing seems quite silly, personally I wouldn't want any such title. If ever I did something extraordinary I'd be glad if someone recognized it but this just seems so old-fashioned and backwards to me
It is steeped in tradition etc etc, if you live elsewhere and can not relate to that tradition then it is obvious that you would not be able to understand its relevance..
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It is steeped in tradition etc etc, if you live elsewhere and can not relate to that tradition then it is obvious that you would not be able to understand its relevance..
Yeah that's what I suspected ... difficult to understand for non-brits, I guess
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Old 12-18-12, 14:16
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It is steeped in tradition etc etc, if you live elsewhere and can not relate to that tradition then it is obvious that you would not be able to understand its relevance..
I live in the netherlands and here people also get credited by the queen and it's just as backwards as yours
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