30/08/2012 11:51 BST | Updated 30/08/2012 14:14 BST

The Queen Wears Ear-Plugs - And 30 Other Funny Pictures Of Her Majesty

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears to be doing her darnedest to upstage Charles and Camilla as our favourite funny royal (everyone's got one, right?).

Witness the photo above - which shows Her Maj sporting not just a lovely pair of pearl earrings, but also a lovely pair of bright red ear plugs, at the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games. Presumably to block out the sound of Pulp's Common People.

Still, it's not the first time the Queen has provided us with a comedy photo. Oh, no. Just take a look at our round-up of classic snaps below...