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    Default Re: All nouns masculine but the queen?

    At the Empire Club, we always toast her in this way: "To the Queen of Canada."

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    Default Re: All nouns masculine but the queen?

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    At the Empire Club, we always toast her in this way: "To the Queen of Canada."
    That's interesting. In Britain, the loyal toast is simply "the Queen".
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    Quote Originally Posted by 5jj View Post
    That's interesting. In britain, the loyal toast is. simply "the Queen".
    I guess you Brits know what country you're from, whereas we aren't quite certain here. It's a Western hemisphere thing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeterValk View Post
    Queen Victoria is dead?
    Now I know I'm really out of touch with the world...
    Yeah- it happened a couple of years ago, but they kept it out of the papers.

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    Default Re: All nouns masculine but the queen?

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    I guess you Brits know what country you're from, whereas we aren't quite certain here. It's a Western hemisphere thing.
    Sort of, but then we do have the UK, Great Britain, British, English, Scottish, etc.

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