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Quoted: What the Queen told Tony Blair was like something out of "The Queen."


Queen Elizabeth II and former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. (AP/John Stillwell)



"You are my 10th prime minister. The first was Winston. That was before you were born."



-- Queen Elizabeth's greeting to Tony Blair... at least according to his new memoir, "A Journey." This week, screenwriter Peter Morgan noted to the UK Telegraph that the line sounds uncannily similar to his totally-made-up dialogue for the 2006 biopic "The Queen. ("You are my 10th prime minister, Mr Blair. My first was Winston Churchill."), which Blair says he never saw.

By The Reliable Source  |  September 9, 2010; 7:30 PM ET
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