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Tight Wad

by | 3rd, August 2004

‘THE Queen is so tight with her cash that, had she designed the Princess Diana Memorial Fountain, chances are it would have been a simple muddy ditch alongside a B road with ‘Di’ spelt out in weed killer.

‘PG Tips, anyone?’

Of course, Her Majesty would defend her corner and say with confidence that such a design would have been a marked improvement on the current effort, as well as being more dog-friendly.

And before we go on (to the Tower), allow us to say that the Queen is not really mean or tight she is frugal or what the Sun calls ‘thrifty’.

She is careful with the pennies which, once looked after, have secured her a £250m coin mountain.

And today the Express tells its readers how they too can live like the monarch, it having seen a tape of a new TV show called All The Queen’s Cooks.

This cutting-edge programme will show avid viewers how Liz doesn’t like tomatoes because the pips get stuck in her teeth.

And she doesn’t like curries and spicy foods, preferring solid fare like lamb

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