When you’re a member of the British royal family, you’re given many prestigious titles. But, do they refer each other with those prestigious titles only?
What do you think about it?
If she went by Queen Elizabeth II, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of her other realms and territories Queen, Head of the Commonwealth, Defender of the Faith everyday, she’d definitely be running behind schedule.
But the royals aren’t always out in public and just like us, they have nicknames behind the palace doors.
Those close to Her Majesty like Charles, William and Harry call her ‘Mama’. Her Majesty’s great-grandchildren, George and Charlotte, calls her ‘Gan-Gan’.
Prince Philip also has some cheeky nicknames for Her Majesty calling her ‘sausage’ and ‘cabbage’ from time to time.
However, those who don’t have any formal nicknames as of yet are Kate Middleton and Meghan Markle.
According to some reports, the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate does apparently go by ‘babe’ on occasion. Of course, it is her husband, Prince William who has been heard calling her that. ‘Darling’ is also another pet name he calls her.
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But it’s the newest member of the royal family, the Duchess of Sussex, Meghan who has been given a nickname by her father-in-law, Prince Charles. Charles calls her ‘Tungsten’.
It may sound like a rather bizarre choice in nickname, but it represents the new royal being tough and unbending which is what the chemical element tungsten is described as.