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Queen Beatrix to announce abdication

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Why do I read this here first

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Re: Queen Beatrix to announce abdication

I read it on Queen Elizabeth's fake twitter

Wait, Willem?


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It feels so weird
So we'll have a King soon. Not used to that

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post #5 of 9 (permalink) Old Jan 28th, 2013, 07:26 PM
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And she's a lot younger than QEII. Interesting.
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post #6 of 9 (permalink) Old Jan 28th, 2013, 10:19 PM
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^Eh, Juliana did the same thing when she was a similar age to Beatrix. I wouldn't read too much into it.
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A very generous queen.
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Re: Queen Beatrix to announce abdication

An appropriate acknowledgment that a monarch of NED is not magically irreplaceable. Whereas those of the Bloody Brits will "only leave in a box". (Like another head of a church and a state.... whoever happens 2B Pope @ a given time).
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An appropriate acknowledgment that a monarch of NED is not magically irreplaceable. Whereas those of the Bloody Brits will "only leave in a box". (Like another head of a church and a state.... whoever happens 2B Pope @ a given time).
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