Royal MessJuly 21, 2009
George: …Since the 15th century Totley castle has been the seat of the earl of…
Gracie: Oh, George, you must get rid of that Brooklyn accent. You mean “oil.”
George: No, I mean “earl.” “Oil” and “earl” are two different things. You’re daddy doesn’t go to bed “oily” did he?
Gracie: He did when he worked for the gas station.
George: Listen, Gracie. In England there are different titles for the nobility: lords, dukes, earls,…
Gracie: Oh, that’s my daddy. If he ever gets his dukes on the earl company’s money, Lord help him! I made that up myself.
George: You did?