Impressive Queen Facts

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1. Queen Victoria had a novelty bustle with a music box that played ‘God Save the Queen’ when she sat down.
2. Since taking the throne in 1952, Queen Elizabeth II has owned more than 30 corgis.
3. 1 honey bee queen rules over 20,000–40,000 individuals & mates w/ about 12 different males. She controls them by releasing pheromones
4. Queen Elizabeth I owned two ‘unicorn horns’ that were supposed to purify water and cure sickness.
5. Spider-Man grew up at 20 Ingram Street in Queens. The address exists in real life, and the family that lives there is the Parkers.
6. Queen Cleopatra lived closer in time to the Moon landings than to the building of the Great Pyramid.
7. Queen Victoria would use marijuana to relieve menstrual cramps.
8. The Queen Mother once turned up unannounced to watch a top-secret rehearsal of her own funeral.
9. A real man gives his lady the attention she deserves, gives her all of his love, calls her beautiful and treats her like a queen.
10. Queen Victoria had jewellery made out of her children’s milk teeth.
11. Queen Elizabeth II had a special shelf installed in her car so there was somewhere to put her handbag.
12. The words ‘ace, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, jack, queen, king’ contain 52 letters.
13. The Queen took her corgi, Susan, on her honeymoon.
14. If a queen honey bee is removed from her hive, all the bees in the hive know she's missing within 15 minutes.
15. Queen is the only band in which every member has individually written more than one #1 hit.
16. Johnny Depp and Queen Elizabeth are 20th cousins.
17. Queen is the only group in which every member has composed more than one number 1 single.
18. Brian May, the lead guitarist in Queen, has a PhD in Astrophysics.
19. Queen bee stingers are not barbed - they can sting repeatedly without dying. *bzzz*
20. Queen Elizabeth II keeps a crown-adorned rubber ducky in the royal bathtub.
21. Queen Elizabeth II has been the head of state of a total of 32 independent countries at various times during her reign.
22. Queen Elizabeth I often drank two pints of strong beer for breakfast.
23. In 2011, 27 baby girls were named Khaleesi. It means Queen in a fictional language from Game of Thrones
24. If Zac Efron could swap lives with anyone, he says he would like to be the Queen of England.

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