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2019-06-24 Britain
Buckingham Palace calls pest control after Queen 'horrified' by rodents in royal kitchen
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Posted by Besoeker 2019-06-24 05:59|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [6509 views ]  Top

#1 They simply consider themselves royalty. How dare you contradict them!
Posted by Procopius2k 2019-06-24 07:05||   2019-06-24 07:05|| Front Page Top

#2 Why not dispatch Chief Mouser Larry to the palace ? Or is he like all the other civil servants ?
Posted by Dron66046 2019-06-24 07:07||   2019-06-24 07:07|| Front Page Top

#3 
Posted by Skidmark 2019-06-24 08:06||   2019-06-24 08:06|| Front Page Top

#4 I didn't know the DNC was taking a joint trip to Ol' Blighty.

Of course they went straight to the kitchens.
Posted by AlanC 2019-06-24 08:33||   2019-06-24 08:33|| Front Page Top

#5 As a side note, Buckingham Palace is an incredibly old building that the Royal Family has been begging for the funds for a full restoration for (it still looks immaculate to the public, but the background stuff, like the electrical, plumbing, and hidden areas, are disaster zones from what they have said). Of course there are going to be mice in a situation like that.
Posted by Vernal Hatrick 2019-06-24 08:37||   2019-06-24 08:37|| Front Page Top

#6 Why won't the queen pay for it's reno? I'm sure she has the scratch too do it.
Posted by chris 2019-06-24 08:59||   2019-06-24 08:59|| Front Page Top

#7 In the first season of the BBC series Victoria, the attempt to put in electricity in Buckingham Palace drove the rats from their happy homes in the kitchen walls out into the public spaces of the building. This came to the young queen’s attention when — as depicted in the episode — she saw rats on the table holding her birthday cake.
Posted by trailing wife 2019-06-24 12:11||   2019-06-24 12:11|| Front Page Top

#8 Were they standing on their hind legs, or a more traditional haunch lift?
Posted by Skidmark 2019-06-24 13:31||   2019-06-24 13:31|| Front Page Top

#9 she saw rats on the table holding her birthday cake.

Rats holding a birthday cake sounds kind of cute in a Pixar sort of way.
Posted by SteveS 2019-06-24 14:40||   2019-06-24 14:40|| Front Page Top

#10 This was the situation in 2010.

QUEEN SEEKS MONEY FROM POVERTY FUND TO PAY HEATING BILLS
Posted by Dron66046 2019-06-24 14:51||   2019-06-24 14:51|| Front Page Top

#11 Well there your go. We have finally found Barry's daughters.
Posted by Woodrow 2019-06-24 19:31||   2019-06-24 19:31|| Front Page Top

#12 "Insane! You intend to impinge
On as holy and hoary a henge
As ever was seen
In a new queen's demesne --
The estate of the great Mr. Penge?"

"Perhaps you are right. I shall call on Lord Melbourne and take another turn on his wonderful couch."
"Eek!"
Posted by Jack Bucket5896 2019-06-24 23:39||   2019-06-24 23:39|| Front Page Top

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