Do You Still Throw Spears at Each Other?

Do You Still Throw Spears at Each Other? 90 Years of Glorious Gaffes from the Duke

Hardback (27 Oct 2011)

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Synopsis

Britain's very own embarrassing (royal) granddad turned 90 this year and this shamefully funny collection of the Duke's greatest gaffes celebrates the best from a lifetime of quotes that made the nation groan and then laugh with embarrassment.

With illustrations throughout, this is a laugh-out-loud funny tribute to the master of mis-speaking:

When accepting a figurine from a woman during a visit to Kenya he said: 'You are a woman aren't you?'

He asked a Scottish driving instructor how he 'kept the natives off the booze' long enough to get a licence.

In Cardiff he told children from the British Deaf Association, who were stood by a Caribbean steel band: 'If you're near that music it's no wonder you're deaf'.

'Still throwing spears?' - a question to an Aborigine during a visit to Australia.

Book information

ISBN: 9781849836890
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Imprint: Simon & Schuster
Pub date:
DEWEY: 941.085092
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 83
Weight: 144g
Height: 135mm
Width: 190mm
Spine width: 12mm