The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II

The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II

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The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II is a celebration of the Queen's reign through some of her wittiest, most sarcastic and humorous observations, revealing a fascinating side of her personality that often remains hidden from the public. When thinking of the Queen, our perception is often one of dignity and authority. She is seen as a serious figure: the British monarch, the Supreme Governor of the Church of England and the head of the Commonwealth. But as anyone who has ever met her will tell you, in person she has wicked sense of humour. Occasionally unintentional, like asking guitar legend Eric Clapton, 'Have you been playing a long time?, ' sometimes sarcastic, and at other times downright silly, royal humour touches on every aspect of life, while always retaining a strong sense of dignity.The Times had recently described the town as one of the a#39;few dogged bastions of republicanisma#39; in the country. ... Also in Scotland, in August 1999, Prince Philipa#39;s verdict on a fuse box was that a#39;it looks as though it was put in by an Indian.a#39; This was too ... In 2005 the Prince was overheard commenting at the engineering faculty at Bristol University, a#39;It doesna#39;t look like much work goes on at this university.

Title:The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II
Author:Karen Dolby
Publisher:Michael O'Mara Books - 2015-05-21


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