Royal Reception

"At a reception in Vancouver during the visit of the royal family to celebrate British Columbia's centenary, those to be presented were given a briefing on how to address the Queen, Prince Philip and Princess Anne. When the time came for one of the ladies to be presented, she executed a perfect curtsey, murmured something and then left. The royal guests looked at each other and burst out laughing. It turned out that she had quite rightly said, 'Your Majesty' to the Queen and 'Your Royal Highness' to Princess Anne. But when she got to Prince Philip she burst out, 'You're gorgeous!'"
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