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Queening To Be Outsourced To India

queen elizabeth satireAll functions of the British Monarchy will be run from a small factory in Mumbai, after local efforts failed to keep costs to sustainable levels.

A spokesperson for the factory – which also makes t-shirts and outdoor settings for global department store chains – said his company could manufacture a sense of entitlement for a fraction of the cost of the British establishment.

“We can also assemble up to half a dozen official engagements an hour,” he added. He said only the most discerning members of the British public would notice any difference.

But critics of the plan say it is vital for Britain to maintain a manufacturing base for monarchs. “If there was an outbreak of official banquets, we’d be left quite vulnerable,” a source was quoted as saying.

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6 comments on “Queening To Be Outsourced To India

  1. We are Not amused

    • Lachlan Easton
      January 28, 2014

      Who’s “we”?

      • GitL
        January 29, 2014

        It’s a reference to the manner of which royalty always address themselves in the third person.

    • Edward
      February 1, 2014

      Off with your head then, problem solved.

  2. Mary Crutcher
    February 5, 2014

    I wonder if the Australian Government will be outsourced to China. It would cut down a lot of taxpayer money. I’m sure they could make them do a lot more for a lot less.

  3. The CrazyNerds
    March 21, 2014

    Funny as hell

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