Hey, you’re getting your prince all over my binoculars!

February 13, 2010

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Blog Guy, I keep hearing that Prince Charles has failing eyesight. That’s sad. Is this true?

goofy crop vertical 200Yes, as you can see by his special eyeglass prescription, Charles….

I’m sorry, Blog Guy, I’m  not going to keep being your straight man for a picture this dumb. Now, I want to know what’s really going on here.

Fair enough. Charles has always had trouble remembering which way to use binoculars, and he actually believes this fellow is 600 yards away…

No way, Blog Guy. Now you’ve got one more chance to give your readers an honest answer.

Okay, okay…. The guy on the right is showing Charles slides of his recent family vacation to Disneyland. Charles is remarking, “I say, this Goofy chap looks like he might be British!”

Finally, Blog Guy! Was that so difficult? A few more straightforward answers like that, and maybe somebody will actually read this fricking blog…

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Britain’s Prince Charles looks through a pair of binoculars while meeting with family members of the 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles at the Avon compound in Wiltshire, southern England February 11, 2010.  REUTERS/Kieran Doherty

Goofy in 1996 file photo. REUTERS/Peter Morgan

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If I know Charles, he’s looking at the camo panties. I’m sorry, when I’m tired I get goofy. Unlike Mickey Mouse, who gets Goofy when Minnie is tired.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive

Since these are not standard issue, I’m not surprised that no one has recognized these enhanced laser-sighted 3-D glasses for royal viewing of the real world in three dimensions. (Royals usually see in 4-D.)

Posted by strangename | Report as abusive

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I do say ‘ol chap, I can see clear up your nose with these!

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive

I wonder if he’s down that way for the Bath Cider Festival this weekend ? That would explain a lot.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Strangename…. how do you know that Roayls see in 4D… Do you know something we dont know???

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Didn’t you know, Shra? He is a regular at tea/dinner with the Queen!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

Tea or dinner? Are they the same thing?
I have a friend who says he had tea at 7 in the evening…
is that the same as dinner?
But then, he said he had an amazing roast turkey dinner at 3 in the afternoon yesterday…..

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

[...] Hey, you’re getting your prince all over my binoculars! [...]

Shra; is your friend northern ? If so, he probably has breakfast, dinner and tea (and/or supper). Southerners generally have breakfast, lunch and dinner. Afternoon Tea or High Tea is something a bit posher where you make an effort ‘cos you have visitors.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

Yeah, Crowgirl… he is a northener…
Now, about Uber Cool & Chic Charles… well… atleast he doesnt have the binoculars covered up…. as I remember a certain American President’s being… or was I dreaming? :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

CrowGirl, don’t forget the cucumber and salmon sandwiches and biscuits, please.

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

Ah, sandwiches with the crusts cut off. I’ve heard of them, but I’ve never experienced them. I don’t know why, given that I regularly own bread and always have knives to hand.

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

That’s why they invented crustless bread:
“I say Philip, I’m not sure the hoi polli can manage to cut the crusts off their cucumber sandwiches. Do you think we could ask the butler to get on to the King’s Mill to ask them to do it for them?”

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Nurse, beware the history lesson! Remember, positively no learning/teaching allowed!

Posted by justM | Report as abusive

Warburtons would be good too…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

lol M. Do you really think that the monarchy has enough power nowadays to order the removal of the nation’s crusts?

Posted by knit_nurse | Report as abusive

Knit Nurse, I wonder if they have any power at all…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive

Unca, was that the one about it being treasonable for former Colonials to call her Queeny Baby ?!

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive

we cant call her that??? Dang, thats how I refer to her when I speak to mom…. in an extremely posh English accents that drives my mom up the wall…. its fun irritating her… :P

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive