If Only There Were A Backspace Button for Speech


Uppsala Cathedral
Uppsala Cathedral

When Crown Princess (later Queen) Louise of Sweden visited Uppsala Cathedral, the Archbishop conducted the tour in English. His use of the language was good, but he got tripped up at a very inconvenient time. As they approached a chest of drawers holding priceless items, the Archbishop said, “I will now open these trousers and reveal some even more precious treasures to Your Royal Highness.”

source: King George V by Kenneth Rose

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