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  • When asked about Charles 'use of the nickname Sooty both Clarence House and Cirencester Polo Club declined to comment.

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  • A Clarence House spokesman said the princes had not used the word Sooty in a racist manner

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  • A spokesman for Charles's office at Clarence House said he had not used the word Sooty in a racist manner.

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  • Charles has apparently been referring to Polo club friend Kolin Dhillon by the nickname Sooty for years.

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  • A member of the Cirencester club, who asked not to be named, said the name Sooty was

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  • A member of the polo club, who also asked not to be named, said the name Sooty had been introduced to put "two fingers up" at political correctness.

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  • She was a little black cat called Sooty, and she was absolutely gorgeous.

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  • There was certainly no intent to be offensive when black skinned opponents were called 'Chalkie' or 'Sooty' - just as there was no intent to offend when I, being a Welsh hill sheep farmer, was accused of being over familiar with my 'woolly friends'.

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  • 'It's all right it leads into a big cupboard in my bedroom!' called Sooty from the back.

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  • He seemed deeply reassured, and told me readily that the pony was called Sooty, and was his own, and that his Dad was away until tomorrow morning, and there was only his Mum there, and him, and she'd been schooling Bingo because she was selling him to a girl for show-jumping.

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