Honourable in tent?

July 28, 2006

Lecturers at Birmingham University, meanwhile, also had to suffer disappointment when an important dignitary did not turn up for graduation. An e-mail was sent urging staff to turn up to the "marquis" - "located in the school of biosiences quad". Those who could drag themselves away were greeted by a large tent, not someone ranked above an earl.

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