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Not so funny Phil !

Posted by Big John on May 5, 2017

Yesterday, my gardener .. (Well, the bloke who cuts the grass) .. had heard all the tributes paid to ‘Phil the Greek’ on his car radio, and thought that the cranky old duke had ‘popped his clogs’, when, in fact, he had only announced that he was going to retire next month, which came as a surprise to me, as I thought that he had retired when he married ‘er Maj.

As you would expect, the press, in their way ‘over the top’ coverage has highlighted his ‘gaffes’ and so-called sense of humour, mistakenly identifying his crass utterings for wit.

I feel that he is a rather graceless, arrogant, undiplomatic boor with an aggressive bullying manner and not exactly my idea of a …

… ‘Prince Charming’.

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3 Responses to “Not so funny Phil !”

  1. This made me laugh. I was wondering how he felt all his adult life, walking behind the Queen and being there only, it seems, as her escort. Of course, he did help her acquire an heir and a few spares.

  2. My sentiments exactly! (With apologies to all of the Royalists out there!)

  3. ginnie said

    He’s certainly made his share of gaffs over the years but, all in all, there haven’t been too many …especially when you consider what it must be like to live up to the veddy, veddy correctness of her majesty.

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