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Sunday, 17 November 2013

Where the Booze is Cheaper

"Queen Victoria, listening to a military band at Windsor, was captivated by a certain tune and sent a messenger to ascertain the title of it. He returned in some embarrassment and said that it was called 'Come Where the Booze is Cheaper'."

They Were Singing by Christopher Pulling,
seen in Encyclopedia of World History, 1999, edited by Professor Jeremy Black

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