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Wop-Ho: The Dear Old Queen Mother Was The EU Embodied

THE Queen Mother was “ghastly bigot”, says BBC presenter Edward Stourton.

Stourton, the presenter of the Today programme, has penned a book on political correctness and why we could for so long not call the Queen Mum a spoon-fed, wooden-toothed old soak and had to prefix such opinion with “The dear old is a…”

Stourton understands protocol and reveals the content of a private conversation with her in the early 1990s.

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Posted: 10th, November 2008 | In: Reviews | Comments (10)