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Queen Elizabeth II Gutted In Dubai

by | 18th, June 2007

News that Queen Elizabeth II is to be turned into a floating hotel may distress, anger and cause monarchists up and down the country to clack their marmalade-coated tongues and harrumph.

However, the nation’s royalists needn’t worry as it’s only the QE2 cruise ship that is set for gutting. Her Majesty remains un-filleted, land-based and ready to serve.

The 70,000-tonne vessel is being bought by the Dubai firm Carnival, the world’s largest cruise operator. They plan to turn the famous ship into a floating hotel off the Gulf emirate’s man-made islands.

Offering locals in the tower blocks’ lower floors a handy escape route when global warming causes the waters to rise…

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