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    What do you call this plaque in front of the house saying whom you are going to support in elections? mag help, please

    And one more thing how do British refer to the speaker in a parliament b"Mr Speaker?"

    thanks!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by magdalena View Post
    What do you call this plaque in front of the house saying whom you are going to support in elections? mag help, please

    And one more thing how do British refer to the speaker in a parliament b"Mr Speaker?"

    thanks!!!!
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    "Mr Speaker".

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    Quote Originally Posted by magdalena View Post
    What do you call this plaque in front of the house saying whom you are going to support in elections? mag help, please

    And one more thing how do British refer to the speaker in a parliament b"Mr Speaker?"

    thanks!!!!
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    "Mr Speaker" or "Madam Speaker"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
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    "Mr Speaker".
    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
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    "Mr Speaker" or "Madam Speaker"
    Saved by the re-post! Betty Boothroyd wouldn't have been at all happy to be addressed as 'Mr Speaker'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BobK View Post
    Saved by the re-post! Betty Boothroyd wouldn't have been at all happy to be addressed as 'Mr Speaker'.

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    Oh, I thought I had just edited it. I'm not sure how the repost happened. But yes it was, regrettably, an afterthought.

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