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A smile at Court Etiquette

 

Ever wondered how to address a Magistrate in Court? 

Herewith literally a crash course, depending on your situation....

 

What to call a Magistrate in ordinary Court: 

Your Worship or Your Honour  (Afrikaans - Edel Agbare)

 
 

....but if he is in a bad mood:

Your Warship

....when the verdict was in your favour:

Edel Dierbare

 
 

....when the Capie doesn't appreciate the verdict:

Djou Donner

   
   

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On a serious note:  The term "humour" encompasses a form of entertainment or human communication which evokes such feelings, or which makes people laugh or feel happy. (Wikipedia) 

The purpose of this page is therefore just that....  No pun, ridicule, iniuria or contempt of Court is intended.

 

 

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