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Said birthplace being Blenheim Palace, built by John Churchill, 1st Duke of Marlborough, 1st Prince of Mindelheim, 1st Count of Nellenburg, Prince of the Holy Roman Empire, KG, PC, celebrated military leader of England against... oh, the Continent.

Further proof, if proof were necessary, of the inherent superiority of aristocratic lineage. Don't try to fight it.

Fortunately, (your link):

The artist intended the golden toilet to be a pointed satire about excessive wealth. Cattelan has previously said: "Whatever you eat, a $200 lunch or a $2 hot dog, the results are the same, toilet-wise."

Next thing they'll be telling us that Her Majesty the Queen shits.

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 08:15:46 AM EST
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Horses sweat, gentlemen perspire, ladies glow.
Horses shit, gentlemen defecate, ladies relieve themselves...

Get it right man!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 08:54:16 AM EST
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Her Majesty the Queen obtains the same result, toilet-wise.

Is that better?

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 11:19:08 AM EST
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As Cat might say, you are making assumptions not in evidence...
Apparently Diana used colonic irrigation but then she was de-HRMed...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 11:25:00 AM EST
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If you can't make assumptions not in evidence, where's the fun?

Diana was married to Charlie, and can therefore be excused for using colonic irrigation and indeed whatever else.

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 11:38:30 AM EST
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It would be more fun if you could produce the evidence...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 01:26:37 PM EST
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In times gone by, eg in the reign of Louis XIV, the Gentleman of the Bedchamber in charge of the royal stool displayed the result to the Court. Those were the days.

Perhaps now the UK is going to break free of its chains...

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
L. Cohen

by john_evans (john(dot)evans(dot)et(at)gmail(dot)com) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 04:44:50 PM EST
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is going rapidly down hill, or should I say down stream. I had not realized the UK has been bound by its toilet chains. As Dr. Freud might have said we are becoming too anally fixated. As Boris (the Incredible Hulk) bestrides the world stage striking fear in the hearts of mere mortals, let us hope that it is not the UK that is going down a golden toilet...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 05:16:45 PM EST
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As a lawyer would say when objecting to a question suborning testimony from a witness,

assumes facts not in evidence (p 36)

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 02:06:45 PM EST
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The CIA apparently obtained evidence on Brezhnev by tapping the plumbing during a conference, and diagnosed the liver disease that eventually killed him. In an unpublished (in fact unfinished) novel of mine, Putin travels with a portaloo in order to keep his medical secrets.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Tue Sep 17th, 2019 at 06:44:46 AM EST
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Actually that was Gorbachev.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Tue Sep 17th, 2019 at 03:48:27 PM EST
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Why don't you publish it in instalments here? We might even inspire you to finish it!

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Sep 17th, 2019 at 04:05:29 PM EST
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Conceptual art at its finest! For the artist the golden toilet was a 'found object'.

"It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere."
by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 02:57:37 PM EST
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Mon Sep 16th, 2019 at 03:08:08 PM EST
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More of a foundation object, if you ask me, although I wouldn't say no if I found it in my back garden...

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Tue Sep 17th, 2019 at 04:10:21 PM EST
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