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Prince Philip, inadvertent father of the Computer Misuse Act, dies aged 99 • The Register Many years before, the Queen Mum had welcomed Prince Philip into the family by dubbing him "The Hun" whil

That doesn't even begin to cover it. Step out of your bubble and think about history, nationhood, and politics on the big scale. Prince Philip was a main player of his times and did it with dignity, s

In my opinion, he was a great man. Throughout the lives of the majority of us he has been the bedrock for our head of state, our Queen, one of the most important and influential people in the world. W

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Sad, but he was a good age.  He was controversial, but I had a sneaking admiration for his spade a spade attitude.

I met him once as part of the DOEA, but that was a very long time ago.

 

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30 minutes ago, Gladys said:

Sad, but he was a good age.  He was controversial, but I had a sneaking admiration for his spade a spade attitude.

I met him once as part of the DOEA, but that was a very long time ago.

Indeed, 99 is a cracking innings. But why oh why is this being broadcast on all BBC stations? Think I'll tune into Manx Radio...

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2 minutes ago, GD4ELI said:

Indeed, 99 is a cracking innings. But why o h why is this being broadcast on all BBC stations? Think I'll tune into Manx Radio...

No, programmes has been suspended for maudlin songs.  

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End of an era. I respect the man. For all the gild he did live in a cage and his frustration did occasionally show but he was right for the role which does need the occasional naff off and racist remark to show they are human. The Queen will feel lonely tonight. 

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7 minutes ago, Gladys said:

No, programmes has been suspended for maudlin songs.  

I was looking forward to a mannin line without wint, after listening to the songs on manx radio I have decided it best if I turn off, although deepy sorry for the loss to the Royal family there is only so much morbid music one can listen to.

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I imagine covid regs are getting a severe make over to permit the necessary persons into the country and increase the numbers permitted at a funeral

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enjoying my Facebook news feed being full of people writing RIP Phil

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I would imagine in normal times he would have had a big state funeral. I wonder how they will play it now? Very sad for the family and a loss to the nation.

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