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« Reply #160 on: October 22, 2017, 03:51:04 am »


King and Queen of the coupon con: Cache of official letters show how Edward VIII and his socialite wife tried to cheat wartime rationing ... to buy lingerie for her, glad rags for him and fancy uniforms for their servants!



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« Reply #161 on: October 22, 2017, 07:38:30 am »

Nothing  would surprise me about these 2 ....all they ever thought about was themselves and had  absolutely no regard for anyone or anything else
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« Reply #162 on: October 22, 2017, 04:50:04 pm »

I just don't understand why he had to shop in London, when he could just as easily shop in Paris. It's not like he was "in exile" in the boonies, but another major metropolis. I don't know whether there was rationing in France though. I guess the answer is, this way he could use & abuse the palace to pay for his demands, instead of paying himself, as usual.
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