London Mayor Boris Johnson’s goofiness is well established, but this is next-level. In an editorial for The Telegraph called “Here’s 20 jolly good reasons to feel cheerful about the Games” — naturally — Johnson dropped this bizarre observation as reason #19.
I only sort of even know what that means. Aside from this questionable imagery, Johnson delivers some decently funny quips in the course of the piece, including reason #16: “16. The Olympics are proving to be a boost to tattoo parlours. Plenty of people seem to want their thighs inscribed with “Oylimpics 2012” and other ineradicable mis-spellings.”
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