International: Princess Zezette

In Paris, which has not had a princess of its own to smile at for some time now, Britain's Elizabeth was (as they say in French) a mad success. Four thousand people jammed the epically dirty Gare du Nord when the London-Paris night ferry train puffed in. A Dunkirk railway worker had hung a sign on the locomotive: "Zezette" (French for Lizzie).

The cops guarding the station platform were the first of Zezette's conquests. "See that, Jules!" cried one. "She has charm, believe it or not!" Jules agreed: "She is much slimmer than she...

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