September 30, 2009
[efoods]The prince’s wife is the largest landowner on the planet — she controls 6,600 million acres of land, one sixth of the earthâ€™s non-ocean surface. Philip’s absurd comments come after he said he’d like to come back as a killer virus and wipe out a large chunk of humanity.
Prince Philip has taken a pot shot at supermarkets and second-home owners who he says are threatening the traditional village, in remarks published Wednesday.
In an interview with Shooting Times magazine, the notoriously straight-talking Duke of Edinburgh also blasted industrial farming methods, which produced cows with horns like a “hat-rack with an udder attached.”
They also created the “bizarre” situation in which a bottle of milk costs less than a bottle of water, he said.
The 88-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II — who has official residences in London, Windsor and Scotland as well as a vast portfolio of property — lamented the demise of the quintessential English village.