Anyone who's been following this story in the UK media recently will know that this was the name chosen for a new polar research vessel in a nationwide poll of the British people organised by the National Environment Research Council. However, the ship will actually be christened the RRS Sir David Attenborough, as the name Boaty McBoatface was deemed too flippant – though it will live on as the moniker of the ship's remotely operated submarine.
The story certainly got everyone talking, even as far away as Australia. Residents of Sydney suggested that a council in the eastern suburbs be named Beachy McBeachface, in honour of Sydney's many famous beaches. At the Cotswold Farm Park, which we visited recently, Philip heard a mother say to her child: “Shall we call that lamb Sheepy McSheepface?”
Back in the House of Cheese, we're just waiting for the moment someone with a keen sense of the ridiculous asks us: “Are you