Queen Bella was shaped like a gumdrop. And colored like a raspberry. She was easily the most beloved person in the kingdom, and had been married to the king long before he began mumbling. Prince Humperdink was but a child then, and since the only stepmothers he knew were the evil ones from stories, he always called Bella that or “E.S.,” for short.
(Daniel Goldman, The Princess Bride)

Who even knew that “The Princess Bride” was a book?

I didn’t, until last year (or so), when a good friend lent me her copy. read more