Connect with us

Interesting

12 Crazy Perks of the British Royal Family

Ironed shoelaces? Potatoes measured to perfection? Sandwiches with no corners?

The members of the royal family are definitely unlike you and me. Just like celebrities, they have access to perks that us mere mortals wouldn’t dream of in this lifetime.

Ironed shoelaces? Potatoes measured to perfection? Sandwiches with no corners? The royals can have these and more. These are some of the crazy privileges that they can enjoy whenever, wherever.

Prince Charles has his shoelaces ironed

Prince Charles has three personal valets whose job is to make sure that his wardrobe is maintained befitting a man of his stature. These valets also have the responsibility of ironing the shoelaces of every pair of footwear that he owns.

Potatoes are measured before they are served at Buckingham Palace

The staff has to make sure that each potato is cut to perfection so that it will look best on dinner plates.

Queen Elizabeth can forbid humor on public TV

Source: variety.com

Even Her Majesty wouldn’t live forever and preparations are already in place as to what will happen when she passes away. For starters, funny material will be banned on public TV – BBC will be forbidden to show anything humorous for 12 days between the Queen’s passing and her funeral. Once she dies, BBC will have to drop everything they are doing and make way for the announcement of her passing. Documentaries have been pre-recorded to be played in this event.

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla’s clothes have to be hand-washed

Source: thesun.co.uk

No washing machine will ever spin this royal couple’s clothes.

The Queen’s shoes have to be broken into before she wears them

Someone is hired to break in all Her Majesty’s shoes so that they will all be comfortable for the Queen to wear.

The Queen wakes up to the sound of Scottish bagpipes every morning

A piper plays under her window every morning, from 7 am to 9 am.

Prince Charles always has access to warm biscuits

He wants his biscuits and cheese at the end of meals and he wants them at a certain temperature. A warming pan is always ready to make the biscuits warm enough to his liking.

Sandwiches are served without the edges

Rumors say that the practice was started during the time of Queen Victoria. Her husband, Prince Albert, thought it was unlucky to eat food in the shape of a coffin. Since then, sandwiches served to the royal family have rounded edges.

Prince Charles has his own personal toothpaste squeezer

Source: quora.com

There was a time that a valet has to squeeze toothpaste into the Prince’s toothbrush every night.

The Queen owns most of the swans in the UK

This includes the swans on the River Thames with the Worshipful Companies of Dyers and Vintners. Once a year, the swans are counted and checked for injuries. Oh, and she is the only person in Britain who can eat swan.

She also owns lotsa fish too

Source: bbc.co.uk

The Queen of England also owns all dolphins, whales, and porpoises that come within three miles of Britain’s shores.

She doesn’t need a driver’s license and ID

The Queen doesn’t really drive that much but no one can stop her to ask for her license. They can’t also ask her for any form of ID.

5 Comments

  1. Marijane Franco

    February 13, 2018 at 3:42 AM

    Believe me, the argument start now.

  2. Mary Costello

    February 12, 2018 at 8:41 PM

    I’m from Philippines and I cut crust on my sandwich 😂😂😂

  3. Lorraine Kathleen Harris

    February 12, 2018 at 6:52 PM

    Do know were you get your information from but believe it or not we in Britain are free and do as we please that include the TV companys as for the potatoes they are probably do in a machine that cuts them all the same size lots of people cut the crust of there bread your post is nonsense

    • Billy Taylor

      February 12, 2018 at 8:14 PM

      Are u part of the royal family…. didn’t think so. Your comment is nonsense!!

    • Lorraine Kathleen Harris

      February 12, 2018 at 8:26 PM

      Who asked you what do the white trash like you know

Interesting

How To Tell If Someone’s Attracted To You, According To Science

There are several telltale indicators of attraction, an in-depth research claims.

No, you don’t have to pick flower petals off just to tell if a person loves you - or loves you not. Thanks to a recent study, we now know there’s actually a more scientific approach that allows you to determine if an individual is attracted to you.

Officially published in the Psychological Bulletin journal, a new research is now being considered as “most comprehensive analysis ever” on the subject of confirming attraction.

...
Continue Reading

Interesting

Japanese Train Company Apologizes After Train Leaves 25 Seconds Earlier Than Schedule

The company said the mistake was “inexcusable.”

If you frequently ride the train, chances are you’ve gotten used to delays, noise, and all other inconveniences. Overcrowded trains? You’ve probably endured that, too, just so you can commute from place to place without spending much.

As it appears, people in Japan aren’t experiencing the same hassles that we encounter everyday – especially that thing about delays. This has been proven by a recent news report where a railyway company issued a public apology after one of their trains left 25 seconds earlier than schedule.

...
Continue Reading

Interesting

Old Woman’s Life Saved By ‘Words With Friends’ Game App

Thanks to the game, this woman is still alive!

While Words With Friends is definitely one great game to kill time, a family in California considers it as more than just a form of entertainment but also as a way to keep the mind active. More than that, the family claims that if not for the game, they would have already lost a loved one.

The family of a 90-year old mother from Northern California, Miyoko Saiki, is grateful for Words With Friends for saving her life. As the family’s matriarch has been addicted to the word app game for the past few years, usually playing it with her children, her son could not help but wonder why she was not able to make her move in the game one morning.

After all, Saiki usually starts the game early in the morning, just before her son Ken leaves for work at 7 in the morning.

...
Continue Reading

Trending