First, it was a poorly disguised anonymous e-mail to sex advisers; then the British and US Gossip rags jumped all over it. Finally a hidden listening device paid for by Rupert "Love a good prank" Murdoch in the couple's boudoir, confirmed that Camilla of Cornwall and Charles of Wales make Bedroom Noises Off (BEANO).
Instead of the usual denials or excuses, the royals showed uncommon bravery by admitting their problem with BNO.
BNO Anonymous,the most effective twelve step program, were very grateful to Charles and Camilla: "Whenever famous people come forward and admit to disease, or in some cases addiction, the common folk are helped. Unlike Laura Bush's clandestine skin cancer, our someday first lady had the courage to say: 'I pass gas with the Prince of Wales!'
Exuded BEANO Chairperson Queen Elizabeth II declared: "It was the first and probably last time I felt proud of Camilla..."