Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Prince Philip Retires at Age 96
Caption: The Duke of Edinburgh bows out of official duties
Prince Philip has visited more than 170 countries and made more than 5,000 speeches.
The people of the village of Younanen, on the island of Tanna off the coast of Vanuatu, worship Philip as a god. They pray to him daily, asking for his blessing on banana and yam crops. His retirement came as a blow.
He has carried out 22,000 solo engagements. He calls himself “the world’s most experienced plaque unveiler”.
On another occasion he remarked: “If you ever see a man opening a car door for his wife, it’s either a new car or a new wife.” It is a favoured joke Click link for full post fro Express.
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Posted by Marie at 6:31:00 PM