One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The use of “we” instead of “I” by an individual person, as traditionally used by a sovereign.‘I'm using the royal “we” here as I actually did all of this myself’
- ‘Although we can't always shake the nasty habit of writing in the royal we, occasionally one of our editors decides to shake off the cloak of anonymity to write a diatribe about a topic of their choice.’
- ‘Given his constant use of the royal "we," he seems to be campaigning for the monarchy.’
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