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August 2008[edit]

Information.svg In a recent edit to the page Honda Insight, you changed one or more words from one international variety of English to another. Because Wikipedia has readers from all over the world, our policy is to respect national varieties of English in Wikipedia articles.

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Aluminum is not a typo, it is the American English spelling. swaq 17:06, 21 August 2008 (UTC)

Female Duchesses[edit]

Actually there have been in the British peerages Ducheses in their own right eg: Duchess of Fife, Duchess of Inverness, Duchess of Kendal although they have usually had royal connections but not actually counted as "Royal Dukes". Penrithguy (talk) 19:29, 10 September 2008 (UTC)