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Ear to the Ground

The Queen Gets Her Revenge

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Posted on May 9, 2007

Queen Elizabeth began a toast on Tuesday by teasing the president: “I wondered whether I should start this toast saying I was here in 1776, but I don’t think I will.” Though she has since departed our shores, the British monarch is not done teaching Americans a lesson—her carbon footprint for the trip will be calculated and matched with a donation to an environmental charity.


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The Queen has made a joke about U.S. President George Bush’s gaffe in which he nearly aged her by 200 years.

In a speech at a dinner in the U.S., she said: “Mr. President, I wondered whether I should start this toast saying I was here in 1776. but I don’t think I will.”

She was commenting on the president having nearly referred to one of her previous visits being in 1776 not 1976.

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By mojo, May 9, 2007 at 10:43 pm Link to this comment
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Pip pip . . . cheerio.  PerhOps we cOn arrange a FOX hunting trip nooow.  Just you and my son Prince ChOrles. Oh dEar . . . surely Prince Cheyney . . . err uh . . .  Sir Cheyney . . . err uh . . .  Mr. Cheyney would care to pOrticipate! I understand he is quite the huntsman.  Quite !  Ittwood be DELIIIIIteful !

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By Terry, May 9, 2007 at 4:27 pm Link to this comment
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QuyTrany would know all about sows, he mentions them over and over, he must be a pig farmer or maybe one of them boys up in the mountains, but then I wonder how you get an interweb connection, maybe you use string.

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By terry, May 9, 2007 at 4:18 pm Link to this comment
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QuyTrany would know all about sows, he mentions them over and over, he must be a pig farmer from the deep south, keep drinking the moonshine and giving your sisters one you mongral ingrate, how on earth you learned to use a computer I’ll never know.

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By QuyTran, May 9, 2007 at 1:58 pm Link to this comment

When a big fat old sow opens her mouth to revenge the chimpanzee it looks very funny and undiplomatic. Oh, I forget in animal world there’s absolutely no
diplomatic.

God have to “SHAVE” this sow from head to toes before sending her to meat department frozen !

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By Avalanche, May 9, 2007 at 1:16 pm Link to this comment

Unbelievable…

I honestly cannot wait for Bush’s presidency to finally end. He has been embarassing and humiliating this country for far too long now.

I feel pity for those simple Americans who still think that Bush is doing a “helluva job”...

Sickening.

—Ava

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By mojo, May 9, 2007 at 11:59 am Link to this comment
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Pip pip . . . cheerio.  PerhOps we cOn arrange a FOX hunting trip nooow.  Just you and my son Prince ChOrles. Oh dEar . . . surely Mr. Cheyney would care to pOrticipate!  Ittwood be DELIIIIIteful !

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By Douglas Chalmers, May 9, 2007 at 8:37 am Link to this comment

“...her carbon footprint for the trip will be calculated and matched with a donation to an environmental charity….”

Everybody now has Bush slotted as a loser…..

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By Verne Arnold, May 9, 2007 at 8:21 am Link to this comment

The Queen of England is no fool!  After all…where did we come from?

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