ldrcycles wrote:Only just OT but, I think knighthoods are perhaps given just a bit too freely these days, it's diluting the importance of it a bit. Sure Wiggo has achieved a lot and not to take anything away from that but should that be enough to be called a Sir? Surely an OBE or MBE is sufficient, and the knighthoods can be reserved for those who have made a truly exceptional contribution to society.
You don't think being the first Brit TdF yellow is enough to earn a good hard dubbing from Her Maj?
Neither do I.