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Bill Gates to get knighted

Peter Rojas
Bill Gates pledges millions to vaccinate children

Bill Gates is about to score something money can't buy (and no, it isn't your respect or a back rub from Linus Torvalds): an honorary knighthood. Queen Elizabeth is going to make him a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in recognition of his "outstanding contribution to enterprise." You won't have to call him "Sir William" or anything like that (unless that's your thing, that is)—only citizens of Britain and the British Commonwealth get that privilege.

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