Queens visit to Oz


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Jul 24, 2009
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At her meeting with Queen Elizabeth, Julie Gillard turned to the Queen and said:

As I'm the Prime Minister, I'm thinking of changing how my great country is referred to, and I'm thinking that it should be a Kingdom."

The Queen replied, "I'm sorry Ms. Gillard, but to be a Kingdom, you have to have a King in charge - and you're not a King."

Julia Gillard thought a while and then said: "How about a Principality then?"

To which the Queen replied, "Again, to be a Principality you have to be a Prince - and you're not a Prince."

Gillard thought long and hard and came up with "How about an Empire then?"

The Queen, getting a little annoyed by now, replied : "Sorry again, Ms Gillard, but to be an Empire you must have an Emperor in charge - and you are not an Emperor."

Before Gillard could utter another word, The Queen said: "I think you're doing quite nicely as a Country."