Invited to the Royal wedding…by fax

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The engagement was announced on Twitter and Facebook.

So perhaps it was fitting that Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding guests should receive a save-the-date letter from the Queen by fax.

Although more traditional gold-embossed, handwritten invitations will be sent to 1,800 guests by the Lord Chamberlain’s Office next month, protocol dictates that sovereigns are given earlier warning than foreign heads of state and non-VIP guests.

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