GREAT BRITAIN: Pronunciation

Publishers of the Harewood News are Viscount Lascelles, 15, and the Hon. Gerald Lascelles, 14, sons of George VI's sister, Princess Mary, and the Earl of Harewood. Last fortnight the News, in a special edition mimeographed for an adult garden party at Harewood House, undertook "to settle once and for all" whether the publishers' father is Earl of "Hair-wood," "airwood" or "Harwood."

The News related that one old woman was overheard telling another on a Leeds bus, "Well, Mrs. 'iggins, they can say what they like, but I shall always call it 'arewood with the haccent on the haitch." The correct...

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