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A little known Royal wedding tradition

by Mike_Hanks / April 29, 2011 7:59 AM PDT

According to British Royal tradition, on the night of the wedding of a royal, it is expected that the bride offers herself to her husband. It is the expected that the husband honors her.


So all night, it is "offer" and "honor", "offer" and "honor"............

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I thought....
by Josh K / April 29, 2011 8:40 AM PDT

.....the wedding night started off with him telling her that she'll never have to work for a living again because the peasants pay all their expenses, and her going "WOW!!"

Wink

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It's a joke
by Mike_Hanks / April 29, 2011 9:25 AM PDT
In reply to: I thought....

So you go into the class warfare mode

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(NT) It was a TASTELESS joke.
by Steven Haninger / April 29, 2011 9:32 AM PDT
In reply to: It's a joke
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I agree
by Mike_Hanks / April 29, 2011 11:34 AM PDT

Class warfare is never funny

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Agreed; leave 'em alone.
by drpruner / April 29, 2011 12:45 PM PDT

I first heard it in a form of doggerel. It was better because it was well-written. BTW I never heard it applied to Royals. The one I know about the Brit Upper Classes was

"So what should I do, Mamma?"
"Just lay back and think of England, dear."

Are M_H and Josh our new Hanningan vs. Dan McC?

Speaking of the ecology (?), how many innocent trees will die to feed the Will+Kate frenzy in the tabs this year?

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That bit is actually supposed to be true, and was advice
by Ziks511 / May 2, 2011 2:09 AM PDT

passed by Queen Victoria to one of her daughters who was unimpressed with the whole sex thing. A less certain query made to Prince Albert by Victoria early in their marriage was the line, "Do you think the lower classes feel like this?" post-coitally.

Somehow I think Will and Kate have been rehearsing for years. What good is university without the sex? And why else move that far from Mummy and Daddy?

Rob

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Ahhh... "rehearsing".
by drpruner / May 2, 2011 3:49 AM PDT

So that's why the atheist's bible [see another thread] says, "Thou shalt not rehearse ... or whatever."
Happy

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Nahhh....
by Josh K / April 29, 2011 11:37 AM PDT
In reply to: It's a joke

....just opining that the royals probably get more of a sexual rush from leeching off the taxpayers than from actual sex. And the mental image of any of them having sex isn't too palatable either...

Devil

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Oh, I see
by Mike_Hanks / April 29, 2011 10:35 PM PDT
In reply to: Nahhh....

So others should guess at what you get a "rush" from.

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RE: So others should guess
by JP Bill / April 29, 2011 11:29 PM PDT
In reply to: Oh, I see

Some guess others surf the web to see what gives others a "rush"...NOT of the Limbaugh type..

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considering the past
by James Denison / April 29, 2011 1:32 PM PDT

Maybe they should have put a bridal suite in the Tower of London for them to use. More than one bride has ended up there.

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RE: Tower of London
by JP Bill / April 29, 2011 11:30 PM PDT
In reply to: considering the past

HEY!!! It's in the Wedding Vows....Probably in yours...Till death do us part?

They didn't have Divorce Court back then.

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