Just when you thought he'd managed to insult everyone, the nation's most well-known elderly curmudgeon Prince Philip has been at it again.
On a visit with the Queen to Dagenham, east London, on Thursday, the Mirror's royal correspondent reported that the 94-year-old asked a group of women volunteers at a community centre, "Who do you sponge off?".
Hm... sponging... who else do we know who does that...
The Duke of Edinburgh's small talk game was clearly on fire this morning. He also enquired whether one local campaigner had any friends:
The prince's comments today come just a week after he lost his patience with a photographer at an RAF event, telling him, "Just take the f--king picture!"