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Posted on 06/12/2008 6:45:08 PM PDT by martin_fierro
Queen Elizabeth goes mod - plugs into iPod
17 June 2005, 09:20
London - Britain's Queen Elizabeth II has dipped into the royal purse to snap up an iPod, a report said on Friday.
Britain's biggest-selling daily The Sun said the 79-year-old sovereign had bought a six-gigabyte silver model for 169 pounds (about R2 000).
The pocket-sized digital music players can hold up to 10 000 downloaded songs.
Queen Elizabeth's second son Prince Andrew, fourth in line to the throne, was reported to be behind the move, having bought his mother a mobile phone and taught her how to use it in 2001.
"The Queen loves music and was impressed by how small and handy the iPod is," a royal insider told The Sun.
"Obviously it is quite complicated to download songs, but I'm sure one of the courtiers will do it for her.
"Prince Andrew will probably also help out because he's a real dab hand with gadgets."
The newspaper suggested Abba's "Dancing Queen" and "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears for Fears might be on the royal iPod.
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Hope all her downloads are legal! ;-)
“She keeps Moët et Chandon in her pretty cabinet
“’Let them eat cake’ she says just like Marie Antoinette
“A built in remedy
“For Khrushchev and Kennedy
“At any time an invitation you can’t decline...
“Caviar and cigarettes
“Well-versed in etiquette
“She’s a Killer Queeeeeen,
“Dynamite with a laser beam
“Guaranteed to blow your mind...(Anytime!)”
They don’t make lyrics like they used to!
Well there she is again Standin over by the record machine Well she looks like a model On the cover of a magazine But she's too cute To be a minute over seventeen Meanwhile I was thinkin' Well if she's in the mood No need to break it I got the chance and I oughta take it If she can dance we can make it C'mon queenie let's shake it I said go, go, go, little queenie I said go, go, go, little queenie I said go, go, go, little queenie
Come out of the cupboard,you boys and girls
London calling, now don’t look to us
Phoney Beatlemania has bitten the dust
London calling, see we ain’t got no swing
‘Cept for the ring of that truncheon thing
What is this “journalist” smoking, and where can I get some? Even Apple claims 1,500 songs (NOT 10,000!) for a 6GB model, and that’s at the execrable lo-fi 128 bitrate, which sounds barely better than a cheap AM radio from a ‘57 Chevy.
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