His Royal Highness, Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich.

Sometimes he could be rather short with people, even his own family, but he could be funny as well, when out and about speaking to people. People sometimes did not understand his type of humor his one-line quips sometimes took people by surprise, and he did not care who he said them to and what he said. Some could be hurtful and racist, however, on the whole many were just plain funny even the hurtful and racist ones

His Royal Highness, Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich

Below are 78 of his comments

1. “Is everyone here called Jones?”

2. “Dontopedalogy is the science of opening your mouth and putting your foot in it, a science which I have practiced for a good many years.”

3. “Looks like the kind of thing my daughter would bring back from her school art lessons.”

4. “British women can’t cook.”

5. “I would very much like to go to Russia — although the bastards murdered half my family.”

6. “We go into the red next year… I shall have to give up polo.”

Well known stars got a bit of his “Dontopedalogy as well

7. “What do you gargle with, pebbles?”

8. “Everybody was saying we must have more leisure… Now… they are complaining they are unemployed.”

9. “You are a woman, aren’t you?” Just checking.

10. “If you stay here much longer you’ll all be slitty-eyed.”

11. “Ghastly”

12. “It looks like a tart’s bedroom.”

13. “Oh no, I might catch some ghastly disease.”

14. “You can’t have been here that long, you haven’t got a pot belly.”

15. “People usually say that after a fire it is water damage that is the worst. We are still trying to dry out Windsor Castle.”

16. “You’re not wearing mink knickers are you?”

17. “Aren’t most of you descended from pirates?”

18. “How do you keep the natives off the booze long enough to pass the test?”

19. “If a cricketer, for instance, suddenly decided to go into a school and batter a lot of people to death with a cricket bat, which he could do very easily, I mean, are you going to ban cricket bats?”

20. “Bloody silly fool!”

21. “Reichskanzler”

22. “I don’t know how they are going to integrate into places like Glasgow and Sheffield — had to commiserate with them.”

23. “You managed not to get eaten then?”

24. “Deaf? If you are near there, no wonder you are deaf.”

25. “It looks as if it was put in by an Indian.”

26. “Oh! You’re the people ruining the rivers and the environment.”

27. “And what exotic part of the world do you come from?”

28. “It’s a vast waste of space.”

29. “A pissometer?”

30. “Get me a beer. I don’t care what kind it is, just get me a beer.”

31. “The North East? You want to stop letting the bloody Japs take all your jobs.”

32. “You’re too fat to be an astronaut.”

33. “Cantankerous old sod”

Referring to himself at an event in Cardiff to promote the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme in 2001. He had been asked whether it might be more popular if it wasn’t named after him, and replied: “Whatever you call it, some people will think it is rubbish while some people would not be worried about this connection with this cantankerous old sod up here.”

34. “What do you want to go to Wales for?”

35. “Still throwing spears?”

36. “You look like a suicide bomber.”

37. “Are you Tigers?”

38. “Not a lot, judging by the tie he is wearing.”

39. “Are we going to need earplugs?”

40. “Do you know they now do eating dogs for the anorexic?”

41. “So who’s on drugs here?”

42. “The problem with London is the tourists. They cause congestion. They block the streets.”

43. “You look like you’re ready for bed.”

44. “Were you here in the bad old days, then? That’s why you can’t read and write then.”

45. “I will pass on that if you don’t mind.”

46. “Young people are the same as they always were. They are just as ignorant.”

47. “Romania? You didn’t go across to help in one of those orphanages, did you?”

48. “Absolute bloody nuisances. They’re a pain in the neck.”

49. “Are you a pauper?”

50. “There’s a cord sticking out of the back. Might you tell me where it goes?”

51. “Tourism is just national prostitution.”

52. “I thought Eastern women just sit around smoking pipes and eating sweets all day.”

53. “There’s a lot of your family in tonight.”

54. “Well, you didn’t design your beard too well, did you?”

55. “Can you tell the difference between them?”

56. “What did you do in the war?”

57. “Are you all one family? Did you come over for just this one show?”

58. “Do you have a pair of knickers made out of this?”

59. “Do you work in a strip club?”

60. “Are you running away from something?”

61. “Bunny hugger”

62. “You don’t believe in fairy tales do you?”

63. “I would get arrested if I unzipped that dress.”

64. “How many people have you knocked over this morning on that thing?”

65. “The Philippines must be half empty as you’re all here running the NHS.”

66. “[Children] go to school because their parents don’t want them in the house.”

Malala Yousafzai, in red, descends into giggles at the remark from the duke.

67. “Well, most stripping is.”

68. “You should get wheels.”

69. “You can’t be very successful; you’re not wearing a tie.”

70. “At least you’re all legitimate.”

71. “Who do you sponge off?”

72. “I suppose you’ve got to announce in an English accent so everyone can understand you.”

73. “You can’t claim any of them back. Besides, we check your luggage before you go.”

74. “What makes you think anyone is listening?”

75. “It’s been open. Maybe today it is more open than usual.”

76. “When are they going to throw you out?”

77. “Are you sure you can afford it?”

78. “You look starved.”

There we have it, most of his quips that we know of. One thing is for sure. We will never again see someone like His Royal Highness, Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh, Earl of Merioneth, and Baron Greenwich, not in today's society of snowflakes who are hurt when someone utters words they don't like, who cry that they are hurt by……… well just words.

What is life without a little controversy in it? Quite boring and sterile would be my answer.

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