Prince Phillip gaffs again

| 24/08/2009

(TVNZ): The Duke of Edinburgh has put his foot in his mouth again to continue his long tradition of conversational blunders. This time Prince Phillip was at a Buckingham Palace garden party when he struck up a conversation with man by asking what he did for a living. The man said he was a designer, to which the 88 year-old royal replied: "Well, you didn’t design your beard too well did you?" Not the first time the aging royal has left people stunned the Duke once told UK students while visiting China, "If you stay here much longer, you’ll all be slitty-eyed," and asked "Aren’t most of you descended from pirates?" on a visit to the Cayman Islands.

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  1. Anonymous1 says:

    maybe he’s getting alzheimers?  most of the things he said are really funny.