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75. Murdoch media?
Sun Nov 26, 2023, 07:51 PM
Nov 2023

Yeah I'm sure a king is waited on hand and foot, so was the queen. These book writers are out to stir up the discontent, It's well known that Murdoch is an anti-royalist. And before you say oh he's not in the picture anymore because he's handed the whole thing over to one of his kids yeah where we heard that story before. I'm extremely suspicious.

It's good to be King. Sneederbunk Nov 2023 #1
👑👍😄 Oopsie Daisy Nov 2023 #17
There is no such thing as MOMFUDSKI Nov 2023 #2
You wonder if he could survive one day in the real world. Vinca Nov 2023 #3
In my whole life, I have never ironed my shoelaces. I guess I am a slob. Chainfire Nov 2023 #4
Well, Charles has never ironed his shoelaces, either. raging moderate Nov 2023 #6
I will demand that my future ex-wife iron my shoelaces for me. ;) Chainfire Nov 2023 #10
A demand for ironed shoelaces would definitely be on... 3catwoman3 Nov 2023 #38
Well, that's certainly a guaranteed way of turning a wife into an ex-wife. Chellee Nov 2023 #42
Why would anyone want their shoelaces ironed? debm55 Nov 2023 #18
Reminds me of Downton Abby where the servants are ironing the newspaper EX500rider Nov 2023 #23
There was an actual reason for that-- to make sure that the ink niyad Nov 2023 #27
Before c. 1980 newsprint came off easily Retrograde Nov 2023 #44
Wait, does that make Silly Putty not work anymore either? BlueSpot Nov 2023 #103
My one long-ago gripe about reading newspapers was that my hands would become black Hekate Nov 2023 #60
Wouldn't that leftieNanner Nov 2023 #79
You avoid running the iron over them. nt dflprincess Nov 2023 #83
How would you know?..LOL LeftInTX Nov 2023 #85
A long time ago when I was in Junior High home ec we were being taught to sew dflprincess Nov 2023 #94
Been there. Done that! LeftInTX Nov 2023 #100
Fun obscure fact - the little plastic end... 3catwoman3 Nov 2023 #93
I learned that from watching Phineas and Ferb. Lasher Nov 2023 #99
This is the first I have heard of Phineas and Ferb. 3catwoman3 Nov 2023 #101
Well the USA had trump shall we compare ? republianmushroom Nov 2023 #5
Yes, we should. former9thward Nov 2023 #48
Really? We have an ultra-rich elite class-- I hate to think what some of them get up to Hekate Nov 2023 #61
If we had people whose servants put toothpaste on their brushes and ironed their shoelaces we would hear about it. former9thward Nov 2023 #64
As I said in another post, people have other opportunities for employment these days Hekate Nov 2023 #65
What about the 'confidentiality clause' in most employment contracts? OldBaldy1701E Nov 2023 #67
I am sure the Royals have confidentiality agreements with their staff. former9thward Nov 2023 #69
I am not, but that is another point for another time. OldBaldy1701E Nov 2023 #70
An inch of toothpaste? Mossfern Nov 2023 #7
I caught that too EYESORE 9001 Nov 2023 #14
Can he even afford to get his teeth fixed? The crown is spending all it's funds on shoelace ironing. LeftInTX Nov 2023 #90
I wonder if he has a servant scrub his back while he's in the shower Polybius Nov 2023 #15
I assume one inch long, not high. Voltaire2 Nov 2023 #20
Waste not, want not Hekate Nov 2023 #74
Toothpaste NorseSaxonCelt Nov 2023 #8
"Broke his wrist" ? Have a link to that info? KS Toronado Nov 2023 #12
I think the poster was making a joke Polybius Nov 2023 #16
Charles has also strained tendons in his wrist while salmon fishing in Scotland, and injured himself gardening. quaint Nov 2023 #19
He fell off a horse...playing Polo. NorseSaxonCelt Nov 2023 #33
I don't really follow the Royal family much. Chellee Nov 2023 #43
What's up with King Charles III's fingers? William769 Nov 2023 #49
Really looks like a medical condition. Ouch. Hekate Nov 2023 #73
Welcome to our DU family. niyad Nov 2023 #28
Sounds like BS to me Bayard Nov 2023 #9
But it's fun BS! LeftInTX Nov 2023 #92
I hope he's buying his toothpaste at Pound Tree, because mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2023 #11
(Good help is so hard to get these days.......) lastlib Nov 2023 #13
Lol. He doesn't shop. He has servants. Voltaire2 Nov 2023 #21
Pound Tree!!! Think. Again. Nov 2023 #55
Wouldn't the King Of England measure his toothpaste in centimeters? Midnight Writer Nov 2023 #106
I call bs on this...nobody irons shoelaces unless they're insane prodigitalson Nov 2023 #22
All,of those inbred shithounds malaise Nov 2023 #24
Exactly!!! jrthin Nov 2023 #53
LOL malaise Nov 2023 #54
Apparently, Chuck doesn't use an Oral B electric. rsdsharp Nov 2023 #25
FFS no_hypocrisy Nov 2023 #26
They seem to be airing this. I'm not sure I'd give my dads weird situations out to the world. jimfields33 Nov 2023 #72
I have no problem with a little publicity here and there. no_hypocrisy Nov 2023 #87
How much of that is his choice/preference and how much is prescribed by tradition? meadowlander Nov 2023 #29
ding ding ding! harumph Nov 2023 #31
There used to be an equerry for the Royal Stool viva la Nov 2023 #35
Queen Elizabeth bathed in exactly 7 inches of bathwater every morning. kskiska Nov 2023 #40
The bath thing was established during WWII -- something about everybody not wasting water... Hekate Nov 2023 #78
That must have been pretty chilly. 3catwoman3 Nov 2023 #95
I was raised on showers, and one of the reasons I prefer them still is the flow of water... Hekate Nov 2023 #98
Back when I dressed up more for work dflprincess Nov 2023 #84
I think those traditions Retrograde Nov 2023 #45
My favorite is George III's coronation. Certainly not as precisely coordinated NYC Liberal Nov 2023 #59
Lordy! Hekate Nov 2023 #62
They must have had the Daily Mail doing the coronation write up! LeftInTX Nov 2023 #91
Have you no aspirations? The American Dream; cachukis Nov 2023 #30
Why is this even in General Discussion? Shouldn't gossip be relegated to the Lounge? ms liberty Nov 2023 #32
Thank you for saying this Hekate Nov 2023 #37
I'm not sure who would be surprised by this. viva la Nov 2023 #34
Since I do not live in the UK, I can't see any reason for me to be bothered. MineralMan Nov 2023 #36
I think it's an odd hobby for Americans. Why should we even care. Look at our elites... Hekate Nov 2023 #39
Trump is relatively Nouveau riche. Got the bucks but no class or culture of old money. keithbvadu2 Nov 2023 #71
Paltrow is an airhead with plenty... 3catwoman3 Nov 2023 #96
I agree. I don't mind if the British like their royalty. MineralMan Nov 2023 #104
It was reported that Queen Elizabeth II had someone wear... 3catwoman3 Nov 2023 #41
The shoe thing does not surprise me. LeftInTX Nov 2023 #86
Hobson: Perhaps you would like me to come in there and wash your dick for you, you little shit. Kennah Nov 2023 #46
I like 1000tc real Egyptian cotton sheets, too. pandr32 Nov 2023 #47
I've never had such a high thread count, but if I could travel w some I would! As it is... Hekate Nov 2023 #63
Agreed. pandr32 Nov 2023 #66
Not much different then Ike Kaleva Nov 2023 #50
It's probably a case of royal staffers justifying their positions. Glorfindel Nov 2023 #51
My shoelaces have plastic tips. AnnaLee Nov 2023 #52
Middleton enid602 Nov 2023 #56
Isn't that how it goes at your home? BannonsLiver Nov 2023 #57
Stop the presses!!! The King of England is pampered??? wtf?? WarGamer Nov 2023 #58
It could be worse. There once was a king's servant called the Groom of the Stool. Ocelot II Nov 2023 #68
The Necessary Woman carried away the used wiping-cloths in a basket Hekate Nov 2023 #76
Murdoch media? MFM008 Nov 2023 #75
Yep Hekate Nov 2023 #81
Nevertheless I wouldn't want to be Raine Nov 2023 #77
Yup, that's life if you're the King. Joinfortmill Nov 2023 #80
Hmm. Don't give TFG any ideas. Though I'm sure he has his own strange demands. captain queeg Nov 2023 #82
Isn't it easier just to buy a new pair of shoe laces. LeftInTX Nov 2023 #88
Can't His Pampered Highness afford an orthodontist? Those teeth..LOL LeftInTX Nov 2023 #89
Definitely could benefit from Invisalign... 3catwoman3 Nov 2023 #97
a king?? *pampered*??? whoever heard of such a thing! my goodness! unblock Nov 2023 #102
Royalty being treated like royalty? BlueTsunami2018 Nov 2023 #105
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