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From: Bryn <>
Subject: Re: Diana, Princess Of Wales & Continuing Mindless Celebrity Worship
Date: Sun, 7 Oct 2007 14:50:16 +0100
Needing no introduction "an" Usenet stalwart wrote:
>"The Highlander" <> wrote in message
>> There were many there who remembered the death of Queen
>> Victoria, and the prevailing mood was sombre at the prospect
>> of a young girl aged 27, who was on her honeymoon when she
>> heard the news of her father's death, ascending to the throne.
>> King George died February 6th, 1952 and many people wore
>> black ties out of respect for his memory for months afterwards.
>1. Black TIES or black ARMBANDS?
>2. Elizabeth was 25, not 27, when her father, King George VI, died. She
>was not 26 until 21 April 1952.
>3. Elizabeth married Philip in November 1947. Charles was born in November
>1948 and Anne in August 1950.
>4. Yet Elizabeth and Philip were supposedly on their HONEYMOON in February
>Pogue Highlander is telling TALL TALES again...
>And just making them up as he goes along...
>As well as not checking his facts...
There are no facts in history.
>As Is His Nature.
>Lux et Veritas et Libertas
>Veni, Vidi, Calcitravi Asinum
You Came, you Saw, Your arse calcified?
It takes years of schooling to
knock the intelligence out of a child.