Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II & Queen Elizabeth II's Guide to Life 2 Books Collection Set by Karen Dolby - Non Fiction - Hardback
1. The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II
2. Queen Elizabeth II's Guide to Life
The Wicked Wit of Queen Elizabeth II
At a palace garden party a guest was struck with horror when their mobile phone rang. The Queen, however, remained serene. 'You should answer it,' Her Majesty suggested, 'it might be someone important.'
Occasionally a little out of tune with popular culture, she inadvertently asked the guitar legend Eric Clapton, 'Have you been playing long?'
During a stay at Balmoral, staff were surprised to come across the Queen jumping up and down with glee exclaiming 'I've won, I've won!' England had just beaten Australia at the cricket.
Queen Elizabeth II's Guide to Life
When an MP commented that it must be a strain meeting so many strangers, the Queen
smiled, 'It is not as difficult as it might seem. You see, I don't have to introduce myself.
They all seem to know who I am.
The Queen on fashion: In the late sixties when Mary Quant and the mini-skirt came to epitomize all that was fashionable, Princess Anne suggested her mother might also consider shortening her hemline. The Queen was unequivocal, 'I am not a film star."
President George W. Bush on the Queen: After mixing up his dates and referring to the Queen's visit to the White House in 1776 rather than 1976 for the American Bicentennial, the President later said: 'She gave me a look only a mother could give a child."