Prince Philip cracks Filipino nurse joke

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  1. Well chaps he has done it again, God bless him.

    The Duke of Edinburgh told a Filipino nurse her country must be "half empty", because so many of her compatriots have come to the UK to work for the NHS.

    In 1994 he asked an islander in the Cayman Islands: "Aren't most of you descended from pirates?"

    Four years later, speaking to a student who had been trekking in Papua New Guinea, the duke said: "You managed not to get eaten, then?"

    BBC News - Prince Philip cracks Filipino nurse joke
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  2. Top bloke , my favorite royal.
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  3. 91 year old man behaves like 91 year old man. He's excellent. Inappropriate? Nah not really. If you ask him over be prepared. Offence taken on someones behalf again. Move along this stop is not on the outrage bus' route
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  4. Command_doh

    Command_doh LE Book Reviewer

    Seeing as it's true, it can't be offensive*. Top geezer.

    * Unless you live in the UK of course, where everything is litigious or deemed criminal, and if you didn't say it out loud, the Thought Crimes Police will get you too!
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  5. Tell it as it is HRH.

    Shame there's not more like him.
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  6. Command_doh

    Command_doh LE Book Reviewer

    P.S. I know it's a side-on shot, but the Pinay looks quite tasty too. If you don't know what one is, google the word with 'safe search' off.
  7. Well if he annoys the pc brigade then i thank him.
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  8. I wonder when some of the usual guardianista/republican Arrsers will be venting their whinges about "wasist behaviour or useless Royals" on here?
    He says it as he sees it, no bad thing unless you have been brainwashed by the socialist/marxist agendas of envy & faux political correctness!!
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  9. Euphemism of the week . . . :)

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  10. ^ What he said....After all you all think it, he just says it =)
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  11. Surely you Pinoy?
  12. Do we have such a thing as an "Honorary ARRSEr"?

    If not - why not and he is top man for job.
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  13. Top man Phi-lip.
    At your age if people want to be offended, let them.
  14. Not only is it true, it is actively encouraged by the Filipino Government!