People, Nov. 21, 1960

In the introduction to a recent anthology of his modest but knowledgeable speeches, Britain's Prince Philip shrewdly observes: "People would rather be bored than offended." In the past, oddly, Philip's own public relations have sometimes been more offensive than boresome.* But he has recently shown more self-awareness of his snippy streak, as he demonstrated last week in a speech to Britain's General Dental Council. Defined Philip: "Dentopedalogy is the science of opening your mouth and putting your foot in it. I've been practicing it for years."

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