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The coronation

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Jacopo · 17/03/2023 20:34

The King is going to be crowned in May, not coronated. I’ve been seeing “coronated” in various news reports and it’s annoying me.

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LittleFingerStrength · 17/03/2023 20:35



Topseyt123 · 17/03/2023 20:37

I haven't seen that, but I really haven't looked much either. It would drive me up the wall if I did.


CaptainMyCaptain · 17/03/2023 20:39

I haven't seen it but I will be looking out for it now.


catsareme14 · 18/03/2023 07:35

I thought this too . I've heard it multiple times & it's infuriating . Is it an actual word or is it an example of language evolving ?


BillLius · 18/03/2023 07:40

Maybe the coronated bit is the warm up to the Coronation , just like how you would marinate a steak before searing it and then being basted in its own juices.


donquixotedelamancha · 18/03/2023 07:53

Charles will be Coronated as part of the traditional preparation for being crowned king, they are not the same thing. It's a ritual with roots going back to William the Conqueror.

On the morning of the coronation he will be smothered in a mixture of mayonnaise, curry powder and raisins.


BillLius · 18/03/2023 08:49

They do this (well, similar) in Japan as part of the Royal Marriage Process. Masako had to undertake an ancient body purification ritual.

So Charles being coronated means he has to bathe in a vat of vodka and his sleeve tattooes will need to be burned off but I’m sure it will be fine.


Jacopo · 19/03/2023 10:07

I’m loving this speculation about what being coronated might actually entail.

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