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#1 Posted on 30.3.02 1353.04
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There seems to be a sense of shock here in the UK, so I thought I'd post something.

She meant a lot to the public as she was one of the last royals of the old guard that meant something real which is a rareity to say the least.

RIP Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother.
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#2 Posted on 30.3.02 1356.55
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I hadn't even heard she passed away.

I should turn on the TV or read the newspaper from time to time.
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#3 Posted on 30.3.02 1402.33
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It was about 3.15 GMT and they announced it about 2 hours ago, so it's still new news. She died in her sleep after a chest infection.
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#4 Posted on 30.3.02 1408.38
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A car she was riding in hit (well, grazed) my grandmother back in 1979 in Halifax, Nova Scotia...
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#5 Posted on 30.3.02 1500.29
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There seems to be a sense of shock here in the UK

Grief I might understand. But shock? She was 101 years old! I'd be shocked if she hadn't died today.

But, in the spirt, I'll share my queen mum joke. When I was in England I took a tour called "Eccentric London" which turned out to more or less be a euphamism for "Gay London." The guide told a story about when the queen mum was being transported somewhere by the merchant navy. Apparently the merchant navy has a rep for being gay. Also, apparently the queen mum had a rep for being a drunk.

Anyway, in the story the queen mum couldn't sleep and decided to got to the kitchen and get a drink. Upon arriving, she saw the merchant navy having a party and engaging in their shenanigans. TO which the queen mum said "I don't know about you old queens, but this old queen would like a bottle of gin."

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#6 Posted on 30.3.02 1806.31
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It goes to show that famous people die in threes... IT'S NOT JUST A SUPERSTITION, PEOPLE!!!

Oh, really? Billy Wilder too? Damn.
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#7 Posted on 30.3.02 1830.53
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the Queen is dead, long live the Queen...
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#8 Posted on 30.3.02 1910.47
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RIP in peace Queen Mother.
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