Q: How many U2 members does it take to screw in a lightbulb?

A:  One.  Bono holds the lightbulb motionless, and the world revolves around him.

Bono Becomes Knight of the British Empire - New York Times
"You have permission to call me anything you want -- except sir, all right? Lord of lords, your demigodness, that'll do," he told reporters afterward.
Because he is an Irish citizen, Bono won't have the title of "sir" before his name.


Reddaway paid tribute to Bono's work as a campaigner against poverty and disease in Africa -- but first asked whether he was disappointed that becoming a knight no longer involves a sword or kneeling.

"Please, I wasn't expecting you to kneel," said Bono, his hand on the ambassador's shoulder.


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30 March 2007