The 29 words that rock the UK: the official statement on Queen Elizabeth

    It was nail-biting all afternoon in the UK. This afternoon Buckingham Palace sent a disturbing message to the world about the health of the British Queen (96). “Her doctors are concerned,” it said in the official statement. That was barely 29 words, enough to set the country in turmoil. Rightly so, as it turned out. Queen Elizabeth II passed away this afternoon.

    September 8