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9 Times Queen Elizabeth Proved She Had a Wicked Sense of Humor

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The younger generation of royals are known for the jokes — especially Prince Harry — but it turns out that Queen Elizabth II is truly top dog when it comes to quick-witted retorts. A common criticism of the British monarchy is that the senior royals are too serious, so it’s nice to see that when she’s in the right mood, the queen is perfectly capable of having a bit of fun and letting a joke fly.

As Prince Harry once revealed of his relatives, “They are very funny together. My family is the same as any other family when it comes to humor behind closed doors.” So if you think of Her Majesty as prim and proper, be prepared to witness a totally different side of the queen in these hilarious anecdotes.

Keep scrolling to see all the times the queen proved she was the funniest royal in the bunch.

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