Queen nasty chat
honorific nicknames have been used to describe leading figures in various areas of activity, such as industry, commerce, sport and the media; father or mother have been used for innovators, and royal titles such as king and queen for dominant figures in a field.
In the 1930s and 1940s, as jazz and swing music were gaining popularity, it was the more commercially successful white artists Paul Whiteman and Benny Goodman who became known as "The King of Jazz" and "The King of Swing" respectively, despite such genres of music originating from African-American culture.
The tourists milling around outside Buckingham Palace stared in amazement as the Queen Mother walked through its gates following an impromptu stroll from her home at nearby Clarence House.
I was as surprised as anyone that she had made the journey on foot.
In this part we hear about Labours 7 to 12 and a lesser known follow-up for poor Heracles – his imprisonment by Queen Omphale when he had to dress up as a girl! For this one, he had to travel further afield than before.
Now this was a different beast; It had come out of the sea, and the sea god Poseidon claimed it for his own.