Foreign News: B-I02


With the R-101 fresh in tragic memory, Britons were startled last week to learn that George V has just purchased 6-102, a cavalry horse with no other official appellation.

Is this beast "safe?" Should a 65-year-old monarch ride a prancing, snorting cavalry mount? Discreet inquiry revealed that Steed B102 was nicknamed, by the cavalrymen who were his intimates, "Old Armchair."


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