Things I Don’t Know — Part 1

This could become the longest multi-part post series on record. Think of it as an intellectual scavenger hunt. No prizes. Just a bit of research fun and an isolated bit of information that could come in handy someday when you run out of small talk at a backyard barbecue.

So what’s the first thing that comes to mind when I ask what don’t I know? (It’s the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, so that’s where this question is coming from. I don’t actually spend that much time thinking about the Royal Family.)

QUESTION: Who proposed to Whom? Was it Phillip or was it his third cousin Elizabeth?