Bognor Regis

One day in 1936, George V's doctor assured him that, notwithstanding his unfortunate health, he would recover sufficiently to visit his favorite seaside resort, Bognor Regis, on the south coast of England. "Bugger Bognor," George replied -- and promptly expired.

[Among the other accounts of George's last words: "Gentlemen, I am sorry for keeping you waiting like this; I am unable to concentrate" and "How is the empire?"]

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