On Monday, Stephen Brook explained:
> If you are interested, you could buy yourself the title 'Lord/Lady of the
> or some other minor title of nobility. These are readily available (totally
> legally) where the title is currently defunct in a particular area. They do
> not give you any real powers (you do *not* get a seat in the House of
> Lords, the UK's Upper House!!)
Darn. A cable station here recently showed either the House of Lords or
Commons, I don't know which, in action. It was hysterical! They heckled
each other unmercifully.
> but sometimes you get to exercise
> ancient privileges.
Like the right of first night? ;-)