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March 12, 2004

I wuv wearning new fings!

So we all remember "The Princess Bride," yeah? I know for a fact that this movie was a staple of many of our childhoods. Everyone knows about it, and many of us can quote it, and it gets referenced more often than most. I mean, let's be honest here, it is a fantastic freaking movie by anyone's account. It rules.

So of course, we remember the priest!
Tiny man, big hat.
Bit of a weird talker. We know the words.

"Mawwage...Mawwage is what bwings us togevva, todaay."
"That dweam wiffin a dweam..."
"Ven wuv, twue wuv, wiw fowwow you fowevva."

So, here's the good part:
I heard audio-tape of Prince Charles' wedding to Lady Diana in England, all those years ago when they were married and before she was dead and stuff...
and realized it's the same guy.

In one of the biggest to-dos in all of Britain, nay Europe, since WWII, in palatial and cross-shaped Wesminster Abbey, with millions watching around the world, some stuffy English priest performed the ceremony. the priest from Princess Bride.

"We gavva, on this gweat day, to join the pwince and pwincess."
"May your wuv be wong and pwospewous."
"Wiv wife togevva in harmony and bwiss."

It was perfection! Way to go stuffy British people for getting this guy to wed the royals on televsion! It comic genius, and makes us all remember the movie we love so well. Do you think you have to be a royal to have him do your wedding? Because I think that if I found some boy to marry ... preferably british ... preferably royal, I'd want the little man with the big hat and the funny talking. That would really make my day.

Not that my hypothetical wedding would have to necessarily include a pwiest ... er, priest.

Posted by kati at March 12, 2004 01:54 AM


yeah, the guy w/ the big hat and funny speech impediment is the greatest aspect of the British/royal wedding. Once again, I would like to express my full support for your marrying a royal; esp. if you get the funny priest, I'm soooo there.

Posted by: Kristina at March 12, 2004 10:15 AM