Thursday, 25 November 2010

Government Ale joke (9)

From Punch, October 24, 1917:

Those who think that people in high positions live a life of ease comfort received a rude shock last week. It is said that, while visiting the Royal Enfield Works canteen, the Duke of CONNAUGHT drank two glasses of Government ale.


Alan said...

At least he had the second!

Alan said...

His time in Canada either toughened him up or lowered his standards:,_Duke_of_Connaught_and_Strathearn