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Old December 4 2012, 04:17 PM   #46
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

Congrats to them I suppose is in order.
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Old December 4 2012, 06:15 PM   #47
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Princess Diana was both never an actual princess, despite what people called her and was from marriage the Princess of Wales, which brings a bit more clout than Duchess of Cambridge.
Yeah, her title was "Diana, Princess of Wales", not "Princess Diana".
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Old December 4 2012, 06:16 PM   #48
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

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Whenever I hear about Kate, the first thing that always comes to mind is that she had a poster of him on her wall before they met. That nugget of trivia just never gets old.
The thing I like about those two is that not only do they love each other, they LIKE each other.
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Old December 4 2012, 06:20 PM   #49
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

looks like her condition is more serious than just morning sickness. Hope she is being made comfortable.

wonder how this will affect further children. They wanted a big family
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Old December 4 2012, 07:00 PM   #50
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Princess Diana was both never an actual princess, despite what people called her and was from marriage the Princess of Wales, which brings a bit more clout than Duchess of Cambridge.
Yeah, her title was "Diana, Princess of Wales", not "Princess Diana".
Correct, the latter is specifically reserved for Wonder Woman.

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Old December 4 2012, 07:24 PM   #51
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Whenever I hear about Kate, the first thing that always comes to mind is that she had a poster of him on her wall before they met. That nugget of trivia just never gets old.
The thing I like about those two is that not only do they love each other, they LIKE each other.
I would certainly hope so...
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Old December 4 2012, 07:26 PM   #52
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

I've heard that the condition she has is often indicative of twins or a girl. Who knows how true that is, but either way I hope everything turns out alright. I guess this form of sickness is pretty uncomfortable and can really dehydrate you, as you can't keep any food or even water down.
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Old December 4 2012, 07:49 PM   #53
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

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Princess Diana was both never an actual princess, despite what people called her and was from marriage the Princess of Wales, which brings a bit more clout than Duchess of Cambridge.
Yeah, her title was "Diana, Princess of Wales", not "Princess Diana".
Correct, the latter is specifically reserved for Wonder Woman.
Correct or not, it's not what the public called her and it's not what the media called her - even the mighty BBC.
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Old December 4 2012, 07:52 PM   #54
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

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Whenever I hear about Kate, the first thing that always comes to mind is that she had a poster of him on her wall before they met. That nugget of trivia just never gets old.
The thing I like about those two is that not only do they love each other, they LIKE each other.
Indeed. They seem to genuinely care for one another. Plus, I can't help liking them.
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Old December 4 2012, 08:35 PM   #55
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When Mr. King gets married, his wife is Mrs. King
When the King gets married, his wife is the Queen
When Prince William gets married, his wife is Princess William

When Ms. Queen gets married, her husband keeps his name
When the Queen gets married, her husband gets no title
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It's usage innit?
I'd say so, especially since the examples above are far from universal. Many women take their husbands' last name, but many don't. (For example, as a rule women don't that here in Italy.)
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Old December 4 2012, 08:54 PM   #56
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

when these rules were made up it was inconveivable that woman would be carrying the title..
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Old December 4 2012, 09:06 PM   #57
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I've heard that the condition she has is often indicative of twins or a girl. Who knows how true that is, but either way I hope everything turns out alright. I guess this form of sickness is pretty uncomfortable and can really dehydrate you, as you can't keep any food or even water down.
It's more than "pretty uncomfortable." Hyperemesis gravidarum can lead to dehydration, electrolyte imbalance, and if not controlled, GI bleeding, malnutrition, & in severe cases neurological damage.
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Old December 4 2012, 09:09 PM   #58
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^My sister had it with her fist child. She lost something like 15 pounds in the 2nd month of her pregnancy.
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Old December 4 2012, 10:35 PM   #59
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

I learned something today:

Last year, the Commonwealth to a step toward monarchal equality and declared that woman have the same rights as men when it comes to ascension...so first borns get the crown, regardless of their parts. This is called "Absolute primogeniture" and will apparently be formally introduced at a future date...probably within 9 month.
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Re: Princess Kate (aka the Duchess of Cambridge) is Pregnant!

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Whenever I hear about Kate, the first thing that always comes to mind is that she had a poster of him on her wall before they met. That nugget of trivia just never gets old.
The thing I like about those two is that not only do they love each other, they LIKE each other.
Indeed. They seem to genuinely care for one another. Plus, I can't help liking them.
And Kate just loves the limelight. She enjoys the royal life much more than Diana ever did. She's just having a blast with the whole thing.

Also: Pippa is hot. Just thought I'd throw that out there.
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