It’s no secret that British royals love their traditions. But some of their customs — or perhaps a more apropos term would be “rules” — are downright strange. At least to commoners. For instance, Kate Middleton has to stop eating once the Queen is done. Even if she’s only taken a bite! Queen Elizabeth’s through with her food — boom! So is everyone else. And that’s only the tip of the iceberg of these seemingly out-of-left-field rules.

As with most things in the royal family, pretty much all of these traditions date back hundreds of years. But still — doesn’t mean they make much sense today. (Another example: The game Monolopy is forbidden in the royal family. Forbidden!) Read more by clicking here:Cafe Mom