My reflections are further prompted by Andreas Whittam Smith's column (25 June) about the title "Lord": he should widen his target to include all honorary titles. The media could help there. What a healthy innovation it would be if a newspaper announced that it would not in future use such titles. It would report that Mr Bloggs had been ennobled but continue to refer to him as Mr: the same with knights. Others would follow the example, and social practice in due course be reshaped, so that such honours would not have their current divisive effect.