New Babbage has a long history, much of it forgotten to the smoke and fires of history. But, much like Gormenghast, we cling to some things even if we can’t remember why. In particular- the peculiar titles of various city officials, some functional, some ceremonial, but all were necessary … once.
What are some of these titles, what does this person do, and, for bonus points, what was the inciting incident that created this office in the first place?
Mr Mornington has railed repeatedly about being the City Ratcatcher. Let’s find him a new title