Top Ten Prince Philip Quotes

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Prince Philip....husband to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth Il but he's more known for his somewhat naughty sayings and ignorance to other countries' ways and cultures. Here are some of his most memorable (and possibly his most outrageous) quotes.

The Top Ten

1 "Do you still throw spears at each other?" - To an Australian Aborigine during a 2002 visit.

This is one which still has me laughing after all this time. - PositronWildhawk

2 "There's a lot of your family in tonight." - After checking name badge of businessman Atul Patel at a reception for British Indians.

This is really bad isn't it? Such ignorance... His grammar should be better! - Britgirl

3 "I declare this thing open, whatever it is." - On a visit to Canada.
4 "If you stay here much longer, you'll all be slitty-eyed." - To a group of students on a state visit to China.
5 "You'll never fly in it; you're too fat." - To a 13 year-old boy whose dream is to someday become an astronaut.
6 "You managed not to get eaten, then?" - To a student who had been trekking in Papua New Guinea.
7 "You can't have been here that long, you don't have a pot-belly." - To a Briton in Budapest, Hungary.
8 "I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing."
9 "How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to get them through the test?" - To a driving instructor in Scotland.
10 "You are a woman, aren't you?" - To a Kenyan woman after accepting a gift.

The Contenders

11 "When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife."
12 "Hello Reichkansler." - To Former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
13 "Are you all one family?" - To multi-racial dance troupe, Diversity at the Royal Variety Performance.
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1. "There's a lot of your family in tonight." - After checking name badge of businessman Atul Patel at a reception for British Indians.
2. "I declare this thing open, whatever it is." - On a visit to Canada.
3. "If you stay here much longer, you'll all be slitty-eyed." - To a group of students on a state visit to China.
Britgirl
1. "Do you still throw spears at each other?" - To an Australian Aborigine during a 2002 visit.
2. "I don't think a prostitute is more moral than a wife, but they are doing the same thing."
3. "When a man opens a car door for his wife, it's either a new car or a new wife."
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