LONDON—Paying solemn respects to their long-serving monarch, hundreds of Brits reportedly lined up Friday to take turns mourning Queen Elizabeth II atop her bucking casket. “As is customary, the queen will lie in state for 4 days, permitting the general public a private, one-on-one second to bid farewell, for so long as they will keep on prime of Her rootin’-tootin’ Majesty,” stated a Westminster Corridor official, noting that whereas the road to experience the casket was 5 miles lengthy in the intervening time, it tended to maneuver shortly as a result of most mourners solely managed to final 4 to 6 seconds earlier than they had been thrown off the wildly rocking hydraulic coffin. “Thus far the document is a meager 18 seconds, however it is going to imply a lot to Elizabeth’s grieving topics to have the possibility to saddle up and provides ’er hell. Each native and worldwide cowpokes are gathering within the U.Ok., keen to point out off their driving chops as they bid adieu to a exceptional lady. Many native distributors are providing complimentary flowers and small trinkets for guests to carry with the hand that should stay within the air as the opposite grips the casket, lest their remembrance be disqualified.” At press time, the royal household introduced that, as a token of their gratitude, whoever stayed atop the queen the longest could be awarded a coupon for a free 72-oz. Texas porterhouse at Monday’s state funeral.