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three of a kind Three of a kinder

Plenty of news in the Court Circular recently. I wonder what Patty Hopkins chatted to the Duke of Edinburgh about when she lunched at Buckingham Palace the other day. Perhaps it concerned another Times announcement: that each of Max Fordham's three sons has produced, as it were, a grandson for him, in rapid succession. I hope he can, ahem, afford 'em . . .

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