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Dame Edith

In 1954 the poet Edith Sitwell was named a Dame of the British Empire. While visiting America some time later, she was approached by a rather aggressive man. "Why do you call yourself 'Dame'?" he demanded. "I don't," Sitwell politely replied. "The queen does."
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