Prince Philip’s greatest hits

Now that I’ve revealed myself to be the sworn enemy of British royalty, here’s a selection of zingers attributed to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and the husband of Queen Elizabeth II: Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images To a driving instructor in Scotland: “How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to get them ...

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Now that I've revealed myself to be the sworn enemy of British royalty, here's a selection of zingers attributed to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and the husband of Queen Elizabeth II:

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

To a driving instructor in Scotland: "How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to get them through the test?"

Now that I’ve revealed myself to be the sworn enemy of British royalty, here’s a selection of zingers attributed to Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and the husband of Queen Elizabeth II:

Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images

To a driving instructor in Scotland: “How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to get them through the test?”

To a Nigerian diplomat in traditional Nigerian garb: “You look as if you’re ready for bed.”

On seeing a fuse box filled with wires, during a visit to an electronics company: “This looks like it was put in by an Indian.”

To members of the British Deaf Association, while pointing to a loudspeaker playing Caribbean music: “No wonder you are deaf.”

To a tourist, during a state visit to Hungary: “You can’t have been here long, you’ve not potbelly.”

Speaking to British students studying in China: “If you stay here much longer, you’ll all be slitty-eyed.”

On the “key problem” facing Brazil: “Brazilians live there.”

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