July 18th, 2014

PM’s Aide Royally Embarrassed By Fashion Faux Pas

Guido will spare his blushes by not naming the PM’s key aide who turned up at a Buckingham Palace dinner straight from the office. He immediately realised he’d failed to read the invitation as he joined the other guests who were dressed for dinner in black-tie. To his relief he spotted someone else also in a suit, but at that very moment Prince Philip walked in and turned to the incorrectly dressed pair. The adviser tried to make light of his sartorial mistake, at which point Prince Philip boomed, “Who the bloody hell comes to dinner in a suit?” Before an aide diplomatically shuffled the Prince on…


123 Comments

  1. 1
    Oh, really? says:

    Old chap makes joke.
    The end. Wow. What a story.

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    • 3
      Robin Day says:

      Ties and soup don’t mix well.

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      • 12
        BBC, Sky, CNN... says:

        Another excellent day to bury the goy

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        • 14
          Toxic Labour for Spongers, Scroungers, Parasites, Criminals, Layabouts & other Wasters says:

          Get ready for the Labour oxygen, fart, sunlight and darkness taxes.

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        • 108

          Respect though . HRH and Hellenic Phil still look top dollar cool for their age specially Phil at 93 or whatever.

          Wonder if it s all that shapeshifting they do keeps them in such fine fettle ?

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    • 11
      Whippersnapper2 says:

      It IS a story in that people like Phillip live on a different planet to the rest of us.
      What if they had invited someone to dinner who not afford hundreds on an outfit or even abt. 100 quid to hire? No, to me it shows what an ignorant little shit Phillip is and I’m a monarchist. I guarantee that William will not be the same ignorant out of touch twat.

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      • 13
        Norfolk's Finest says:

        I’m an ardent royalist and I tend to agree as well. We’re not in 1910s Downton Abbey world any more.

        Although I certainly do agree with the comment above about ties and suits not mixing. Then again, I generally need a bib no matter what I’m eating, so I can’t talk!

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        • 43
          Phil was only being gentle says:

          Fucking Bollocks.

          He was the representative of the Queen’s Prime Minister and he turned up dressed like a slob, wearing smelly sweaty work clothes.

          That is not acceptable.

          What surprises me is that he was let in at all.

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        • 81
          Maggie forever says:

          Dressing down, dumbing down, all part of the UK slump brought about by “do gooders” and lefty idiots who are only too quick to knock the royals.

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        • 121
          Sir Watkin Bassett (Fic) says:

          Afraid i catch the soup n my beard…. and can have seconds even when bowl has been removed!!

          i think that the a PM’s aide should know the code… so i consider your comment irrelevant.

          I would trust that HRH PF would not make such a comment to someone of less means.

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      • 19
        Cherry Blair in a plastic Union Jack bowler hat says:

        Depends on the tone he used; he might have been teasing.

        Besides, as a 93-year-old man who fought for Britain in WW2, we might forgive him not keeping up with the latest hip PC banalities.

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        • 54
          Some people are soooo stooopid says:

          Fought for Britain?

          Debateable, to say the least. What is not debatable is how much fighting ‘for Britain’ he has done since the War – none.

          The man’s a çunt. A parasite. A benefit scrounger.

          His two brothers in law did fight in WWII though, properly. For Germany. One was a Colonel in the SS. In fact 4 of his sisters married Nazi party members, and I have a photograph of Phillip accepting a Nazi salute on one of his ‘visits’ to Germany, pre-war.

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        • 107
          Restless in Godalming says:

          Since when did the old sod ‘fight’ for Britain? The old sod never actually saw action. Just sat in the background with that other grossly overrated twat Mountbatten whilst real men did the actual fighting and dying…

          Like all royals, their job is to shake hands, attend dinners, wear medals and get given grand titles for doing fuck all…

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          • Socialism = Starvation says:

            You were there, were you, and can tell us that the Duke was not at the battle?

            If not, can you explain to us how he got mentioned in dispatches without fighting, or was he on a special compartment of his ship that was invulnerable and outside the battle zone?

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      • 27
        Gary Bloke says:

        You can’t even spell his name correctly. It is Philip with one ‘l’. I think that he was right to have a go at the pompous oaf from Downing Street who could not be bothered to dress correctly and was quite probably an Etonian who should have known better.

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      • 31
        M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

        He is an aide to the PM not some unpaid intern. If you can’t afford to dress properly don’t fucking go. Simples.

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      • 38
        Survivor (blodied but unbowed) says:

        you can get a decent dinner suit in charity shops for £20 or less

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      • 56
        Oh, really? says:

        Clearly you have never got a suit from Tesco or a Dinner Jacket from a charity shop for a Tenner, you idiot.

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        • 102
          Survivor (bloodied but unbowed) says:

          I have seen them in charity shops for less than £10.00, and they are usually perfectly wearable. However the main point is that if this aide was going as a representative of the PM he should have looked at the invite more closely and, as another has said already, if necessary kept a DJ and other accoutrements in a bag at the office. It all boils down to manners !!

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      • 84
        Grateful to be invited and turning up appropriately dressed says:

        Turning up to an invitation dinner in a suit is bloody rude and an insult to the hosts and other guests. Three cheers for prince Philip.

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      • 95
        Sartorialist says:

        Do you really think a principle aid to the fucking PM couldn’t afford a dinner suit? On that salary? What planet are you living on? You can buy one for £100, for God’s sake, never mind rent!

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      • 109

        I agree . He ll probably send the court into apoplexy by emulating our current Bubble and Squeaker and banning the wearing of kammerbunds , silk stockings , garters , wigs , nosegay and buckled shiny shoes –and wait til he got started on the ladies attire !!

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      • 114
        Anonymous says:

        £100? £30 at Asda (and they would have delivered to Downing St):

        http://direct.asda.com/george/mens/coats-jackets/slim-fit-tuxedo-jacket/GEM278863,default,pd.html?dual=0&action=product_interest&action_type=image&bucket_id=irsbucketdefault&placement_id=GRGTOP&config_id=GRGTOP&parent_item_id=G004309180the part of who&strategy=PWVUB&category=&product_id=GEM278863&findingMethod=p13n

        Its pure arrogance on the part of this guy, fair play to Philip for calling him out

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    • 18
      I'm not surprised at all says:

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    • 25
      Fly from Soup says:

      & who is daft enough to make an issue of it?

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      • 65
        Twampersand mk II says:

        Exactly. Displays nothing more than arrogance, entitlement and ungraciousness.

        A decent man would have arranged for suitable attire to be found for his guest, from his own wardrobe if necessary, which was in turn purchased for him by the British people.

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        • 111

          I was once ” instructed” to turn up at a luncheon to mark our
          company s distribution deal with a Chinese silk manufacturer by wearing
          any silk item of clothing which must INCONTROVERTIBLY be of Chinese provenance .

          I found a Horne Brothers silk handkerchief in my sock drawer purchased some thirty years previously in my youthful “Fauntleroy ” phase and wrote ” made in China ” on it with a John Bull printing set .

          Well…. if i had gone out and bought something Chinese it could have been a ….. . ……Chinese copy job !

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  2. 2
    RED LEN says:

    We will abolish the Monarchy in May 2015.

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  3. 3
    PC 99 says:

    They know what’s important down at Gormenghast Palace.

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  4. 6
    Bloomers in rain-soaked Bongo Bongo Land says:

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  5. 7
    Anonymous says:

    It`s all Greek to me.

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  6. 8
    concrete pump says:

    This would be more of a story if you named the aide.

    Guesses..?

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    • 66
      nell says:

      Most likely someone left behind after the last election – gordon and his cronies had a well known aversion to dinner attire or tails.

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  7. 9
    neitherdeadnoralive says:

    “Who the hell comes to dinner in a suit”……… Normal people , you sponging old freak !

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    • 28
      Normal person says:

      If I’ve been wearing a suit for work, I will change into casual clothes before dinner — in fact as soon as I come home.

      Shorts and t-shirt last night.

      Mind you, working class geezers of Phil’s vintage often wear a suit to go out.

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    • 36
      M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

      Normal people show some respect to the host and dress for the occasion appropriately when invited to someone’s home or function. Prince Philip should have had the pair of cads taken outside and horsewhipped by the Guards.

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      • 42
        It's routine says:

        Come dine with me ruined all that. I notice people seem to think it’s the done thing to treat your home like a hotel, take the piss and make sarcastic comments when you invite them over for something to eat.

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        • 46
          M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

          In England yes, but in almost every country I’ve visited or lived in (loads) dinner guests show respect and hosts treat their guests like royalty.

          It’s as if we are afraid of criticism by showing good manners.

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          • Edgar says:

            “It’s as if we are afraid of criticism by showing good manners.” Candidate for astute observation of the week.

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      • 45
        White Dee says:

        You mean that big fucking council house when you say home?

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  8. 10
    White Dee says:

    Oi wears a track suit for my dinner of micro chips and stella.

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  9. 15
    Axe The Telly Tax & Religion & Kill All Eco-loons says:

    One of the other positives as we move from the dying fossil fuel powered era to the nuclear powered era is that we can kiss the rag-head nutters in the middle east goodbye as 33% of all easily extractable Uranium reserves are in english speaking commonwealth Australia and a further 8% in english speaking commonwealth Canada :-)

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    • 22
      Green Party Twat says:

      Ah but us environmentalists have a problem for every solution so I’m afraid nuclear is out.

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    • 24
      There are simply not emough fossils to produce all the Hydrocarbons that exist says:

      You don’t geddit do you? Only a small amount of Hydrocarbons come from fossils. The majority comes from planet Earth’s Chemistry of removing carbon from the atmosphere and combining beneath the surface under great pressures and temperatures with water to form Hydrocarbons.

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      • 41
        M­a­­q­b­o­­ul says:

        Who mentioned hyrdrocarbons? His point was that the move from fossil fueled energy to nuclear powered energy changes who holds the purse strings.

        The problem of nuclear waste is just that – a problem. And for every problem there is a solution. It just hasn’t been addressed yet.

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    • 83
      RWG says:

      Don’t forget Thorium, we’ve got loads of it, and we’ve got a trade agreement with the Chinese who are currently building Thorium reactors, strangely.

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  10. 17
    England is becumin a ferd world cess-pit innit says:

    Your license fee monies are currently being spent well over at Radio 5 Labour

    Smug, leftist lesbian Balding and smug leftist David Morrissey are currently spewing drivel all over Hoylake as 5 labour pumps out ten fucking hours of shit for golfists

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  11. 20
    Whiffler says:

    It seems they did everything else on the invite, except follow the dress code.

    Well done Phil for pulling them up – next time send them home without supper.

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  12. 21
    Mornington Crescent says:

    I’m surprised one of the Heir to Blair’s crowd could manage to put on a tie.

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  13. 29
    HenryV says:

    Politics commentator thrown by public figure being honest in public.

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  14. 33

    Another stunning endorsement of Cameron’s ability to hire the right people.

    Vote UKIP :-D

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  15. 34
    The Queen says:

    Coming straight here from the Westminster bubble I was worried the bloke might turn up wearing a pair of arseless chaps and a gimp mask.

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  16. 40
    David Axlegrease says:

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  17. 48
    Brain Sewell says:

    But I bet those two toe rags don’t eat their cornflakes out of Tupperware ffs.

    Fuck off Phil – go nosh a kebab you old twat. Brenda is waiting.

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    • 68
      nell says:

      Neither do most of us I’d hope. You can’t beat some nice china and decent cutlery to eat food with. The iniquitous tupperware is best consigned to storing food in freezers

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    • 96

      Why should he eat a Kebab he is NOT a greek he is part Danish and part German.

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      • 105
        Twampersand mk II says:

        Born Prince Philip of Greece, in Greece.

        Seems to be a bit of everything, except English. He had to change his religion and his nationality in order to marry Elizabeth.

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  18. 52
    lojolondon says:

    He says what he thinks – go Phil!

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  19. 55
    Anonymous says:

    Can someone tell every single news channel that the black box recorders are not going to tell anyone who actually shot the plane down. All they will confirm is the time the plane was hit, it’s altitude, speed, heading and any ATC instructions.

    It’s not as if there’s going to be a voice recording of the pilots saying “that looks like a buk missile fired by Russian separatists heading our way.”

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  20. 61
    Owen Jones says:

    Who the bloody hell comes to dinner in a suit?”

    I don’t ,in fact I’m going commando all day today.

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  21. 64
    You won't hear that from the EU says:

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  22. 75
    Working class bloke says:

    Even a working class C*nt like me would guess that being invited to dinner with the queen would mean having to wear a dinner suit.
    And why not?Dressing up is what makes a special occasion special.
    To guests as well as hosts.
    It pisses me off let alone a Duke to see other people treat ‘my’ special occasion with such contempt that they can’t be fucking arsed to dress up.
    It aint big and it aint fucking clever.

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    • 92

      Just like that moron Brown who deliberately turned up at the Lord mayors banquet in a suit rather than white tie just to make a political point , all he did was look a complete twat , he never did it again, afterwards he was always properly dressed.

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  23. 89
    Anonymous says:

    You can’t imagine a proper toff like Mandelson making the same mistake, now can you.

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  24. 90

    He brings Eton to shame!

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  25. 91

    “Who the bloody hell comes to dinner in a suit?” Gordon Brown came to the Mansion House dinner in a Brown Suit. Now he’s gone for a Burton.

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  26. 94
    Captn P says:

    What’s worse is when you do turn up black tie and all the others are in suits …Awkward …

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  27. 97

    “Guido will spare his blushes by not naming the PM’s key aide who turned up at a Buckingham Palace dinner straight from the office.”

    Ah, there was a time, but that was before Guido got his Chequers invitation.

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  28. 98

    But are Etonians really expected to behave as mere ordinaries, including, of course, Royals?

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  29. 100
    Maimed Codger says:

    Israel demonstrate their version of the Bedroom Tax..

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  30. 103
    Neil O'Gilvie says:

    I know the expressions dinner lady, dinner table, dinner time….. but what the fuck is a dinner suit?

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  31. 123
    Barracco Barner says:

    Ali G is about as funny as toothache!

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