GREAT BRITAIN: The Royal Family

The British Industries Fair last week: News cameramen have just snapped the Queen Mother, King & Queen, Duke & Duchess of Kent and are turning away as the Princess Royal arrives.

KING GEORGE to cameramen: "Come on, boys! Take another picture!"

A SALESMAN to His Majesty (after Queen Elizabeth has purchased three dozen pairs of silk stockings and walked on a short distance) : "May I show you these stockings, sir? Now you'll know them when the bill comes in. Thank you, sir."

LORD DERBY meditatively, as His Majesty examines a sea-otter pelt priced...

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