Thursday, June 25, 2009

Lines of succession

If everything goes hunky dory, history will record the recent succession of the monarchs of the United Kingdom as follows:

Edward VII
George V
Edward VIII
George VI
Elizabeth II
Charles III
William V

Unless it is something else or they decide not to use those names. Clear enough.
The line of succession to the Presidency of the United States, should the president die, is as follows:

The President of the Senate
The Speaker of the House
The President Pro-Tempore of the Senate
The Secretary of State
Los Otros Memberes del Cabineto
300 Million other people
The succession to the High Crazy of El Korea del Norte is as follows:

Kim Jung Il
Whoever he says.
A succession of heavyweight boxing champions of the world were:

Rocky Marchiano
Floyd Patterson
Ingemar Johansson
Floyd Patterson
Sonny Liston
Cassius Clay - Muhammad Ali
Who cares.
The succession of "Rocky" motion pictures was:

Rocky I
Rocky II
Rocky III
Rocky IV
Rocky V
Rocky ummmm.... ummmm... ummmm


  1. At least the United States voted for the line of successors. The rest of the the ones you mentioned are by birth or by crook. Not to say we have no crooks, just open the senate doors. 'sigh'

  2. And some of them are by birth AND crooks



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