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    Lord Coe

    Just been watching the 1 year to the Olympics presentation.
    Seb Coe (nothing against the guy), was he knighted, I can't remember, but why is he Lord and not Sir

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    He was knighted and he wasn't.

    he got a KBE (Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire) a life peerage and became a Baron, therefore Lord Coe

    He should be more famous for his comment in 2008 regarding a possible GB football team for the Olympics, when told the Scots and the Welsh might object he said "Fuck'em"

    Worth a baronetcy on its own
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    Cheers Tel, so a KBE trumps a knighthood, he must have done a bit more than run quick to get that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Barney View Post
    Cheers Tel, so a KBE trumps a knighthood, he must have done a bit more than run quick to get that.
    Well he was a Tory MP ........................
    "We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap" Kurt Vonnegut

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tel View Post
    Well he was a Tory MP ........................
    of course

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    That wanker Lord Coe nicked my pen 13 years ago when he came to visit my school.

    Was my favourite and everything

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    Ahh so nice....
    I've lost all my titles.... bloody French revolution!

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    HAte him. I was running at Gateshead International Cross Country races years ago (clearly) and he refused point blank to give any of us his autograph. Hated him ever since

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    Always comes over as Lord Dim, to me!
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    Just a lil jumped up tory Public School boy with marbles in his mouth and lots of connections. Another pathetic twat with title.
    Men who never get carried away should be

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    I seem to remember he was also William Hague's "judo partner" - whatever that means or may infer

    Quote Originally Posted by Tel View Post
    Well he was a Tory MP ........................
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    Successful, rich, titled, well connected etc, so obviously I despise him with a vengeance - but overall I think he does a pretty good job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jimbo57 View Post
    I seem to remember he was also William Hague's "judo partner" - whatever that means or may infer
    That will be the same William Hague who shared a bedroom with a male party activisit, during campaining for the last election to 'save money' (alledgedly M'Lord)

    FFS man it's the 21st century, just come out and let someone give Ffyon (don't know the spelling but I know it's welsh so probably involves spitting) the seeing to she deserves

    Cheers BB
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    Quote Originally Posted by browellm View Post
    Just remember please, this is not the Car Park.
    Whatsa problem, no ones called him a cnut yet
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    Quote Originally Posted by BobC View Post
    Whatsa problem, no ones called him a cnut yet
    No, just a twat and a wanker. I don't want it to escalate, obviously.

    Anyway, he great because he pisses off all you pricks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by browellm View Post
    No, just a twat and a wanker. I don't want it to escalate, obviously.

    Anyway, he great because he pisses off all you pricks.
    OOPS! Moderator gets to use P word! (-:
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    Quote Originally Posted by lexi View Post
    Just a lil jumped up tory Public School boy with marbles in his mouth and lots of connections. Another pathetic twat with title.
    Quite.

    What is it with "celebs" or attaining "celeb status" in this country? It appears to be a quick way to feather nests and earn fame or notoriety at the expense of many deserving people who in all probability do more for their fellow human beings and get nothing for it. Just a well connected ex-runner who somehow elevated himself to some sort of sporting and economist expert claiming all sorts of victories for the country, and stamping all over those who opposed him.

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