Spilliwobble

Her Most Excellent Majesty, the Queen-Empress Victoria Mary, became intrigued last week at one of the great London shops by a child's game known as "Spilliwobble."

For some moments Her Majesty vainly and publicly manipulated the wobbling magnet of the "spilliwobble" in an effort to make its little balls run into their cups and stay there. Suddenly the Queen-Empress noted that a small crowd, respectful but amused, had collected to watch her unsuccessful efforts. Lest the dignity of the Throne be impaired Her Majesty popped the "spilliwobble"...

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