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    (Original post by RickmanAlways)
    Isnt Her Royal Highness?
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    Indeed it can stand for [His/Her] Royal highness albeit it is nominally meant to be used for less senior members than the Monarch.
    Then why did you use it for Her Majesty? And why did you say "the HRH"?

    Royal Highness is an address for British princes and princesses, including HRH The Prince of Wales.
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    (Original post by Little Toy Gun)
    Then why did you use it for Her Majesty? And why did you say "the HRH"?

    Royal Highness is an address for British princes and princesses, including HRH The Prince of Wales.
    Lets start with the really easy one.. she is a 'her' and a 'royal highness'.
    second it is common to use HRH for lesser ranked royals it is not a rule though.
    lastly because it's easier.
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    (Original post by Napp)
    Lets start with the really easy one.. she is a 'her' and a 'royal highness'.
    second it is common to use HRH for lesser ranked royals it is not a rule though.
    lastly because it's easier.
    This makes no sense whatsoever.

    The style is "Majesty" ever since the days of Henry VIII (before that, it was "Grace" which is now for dukes and duchesses), and neither "majesty" nor "royal highness" are nouns that can be used to class people. Ever if you really were just using it that way, it would still have just been "British royal Elizabeth" instead of "the HRH Queen Elizabeth" which was also grammatically incorrect.

    Yes, it is a rule - anyone can request to be called "Majesty" or "Royal Highness" but only kings and queens are recognized by the state. You can go change your passport that way and it will say the title isn't recognized by the government. What you did was equivalent to calling the President of the United States Governor Obama. Hey, he governs, right?

    Easier? HM has two characters, HRH has three. In fact, "H" and "M" are closer together on the keyboard.

    You were just being ignorant.
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    (Original post by Little Toy Gun)
    This makes no sense whatsoever.

    The style is "Majesty" ever since the days of Henry VIII (before that, it was "Grace" which is now for dukes and duchesses), and neither "majesty" nor "royal highness" are nouns that can be used to class people. Ever if you really were just using it that way, it would still have just been "British royal Elizabeth" instead of "the HRH Queen Elizabeth" which was also grammatically incorrect.

    Yes, it is a rule - anyone can request to be called "Majesty" or "Royal Highness" but only kings and queens are recognized by the state. You can go change your passport that way and it will say the title isn't recognized by the government. What you did was equivalent to calling the President of the United States Governor Obama. Hey, he governs, right?

    Easier? HM has two characters, HRH has three. In fact, "H" and "M" are closer together on the keyboard.

    You were just being ignorant.
    No, i'm being lazy. You're being a fastidious oik.

    Let's get one thing very clear whilst it is common place for HRH to refer to lower members in the order of precedense people can and do use the title to refer to the Monarch. Just as people use the word humungous and irregardless are heinous words to use, they still are.
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    (Original post by Napp)
    No, i'm being lazy. You're being a fastidious oik.

    Let's get one thing very clear whilst it is common place for HRH to refer to lower members in the order of precedense people can and do use the title to refer to the Monarch. Just as people use the word humungous and irregardless are heinous words to use, they still are.
    Yes, you're being lazy. So lazy you wouldn't open your mind to learn things. And you can't even spell precedence or humongous.

    If you google "Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth", all you can find are newspaper articles saying how it's wrong, not any example of commoner using it.

    And on that, by your logic, it's perfectly fine to say the Sun revolves around the Earth, that evolution is a lie, that the universe has existed for only 7000 years, that homosexuality is a modern western human invention, and that the Earth is flat because "people do believe them".

    It's wrong and there's no way you can defend its use. Yes, some people use that, but those are uneducated, ignorant people. And you are one of them. Except most of them probably won't share your anti-knowledge attitude.
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    (Original post by Little Toy Gun)
    Yes, you're being lazy. So lazy you wouldn't open your mind to learn things. And you can't even spell precedence or humongous.

    If you google "Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth", all you can find are newspaper articles saying how it's wrong, not any example of commoner using it.

    And on that, by your logic, it's perfectly fine to say the Sun revolves around the Earth, that evolution is a lie, that the universe has existed for only 7000 years, that homosexuality is a modern western human invention, and that the Earth is flat because "people do believe them".

    It's wrong and there's no way you can defend its use. Yes, some people use that, but those are uneducated, ignorant people. And you are one of them. Except most of them probably won't share your anti-knowledge attitude.
    (Original post by Little Toy Gun)
    Yes, you're being lazy. So lazy you wouldn't open your mind to learn things. And you can't even spell precedence or humongous.

    If you google "Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth", all you can find are newspaper articles saying how it's wrong, not any example of commoner using it.

    And on that, by your logic, it's perfectly fine to say the Sun revolves around the Earth, that evolution is a lie, that the universe has existed for only 7000 years, that homosexuality is a modern western human invention, and that the Earth is flat because "people do believe them".

    It's wrong and there's no way you can defend its use. Yes, some people use that, but those are uneducated, ignorant people. And you are one of them. Except most of them probably won't share your anti-knowledge attitude.
    I never said that now did I.
    Oh heaven forbid I use a u instead of an o. It does speak to your arguement if you have to resort to cheap spelling errors :rolleyes: But on that note its 'a commoner' not 'of commoner'.
    Yes because that arguement is completely the same? You know there's a wee difference between scientific fact which in this instance is immutable and the use of a language which is ever changing.
    Oh you are a drole little person aren't you :rolleyes:
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