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Sooty And Weep: The Top Ten Royal Family Nicknames

by | 14th, January 2009

KOLIN Dhillon is 58. He is, says the Telegraph, a multi-millionaire property developer in Gloucestershire. He is a member of the Cirencester Park Polo Club. His nickname is Sooty.

Prince Charles and his two sons, Harry Paki Baseball Cap and Wills , “always referred to him as Sooty whenever they meet”.

Behind his back they called him “Doogle”, Mr Dhillon, “little Paki” and “Smudger”.

Mr Dhillon says the Sooty nickname as a “term of affection”.

“I have to say, you know you have arrived when you acquire a nickname!”

Indeed, when Prince Philip arrived from Greece, he was delighted to be called “Nick”, the “BFG” (Big Fat Greek he was carrying some timber at the time), Zorba, Kaiser and “Ni**er”.

In her memoirs, The late Queen Mother recalls her delight at being introduced as “Jock Strap” on her first

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