Friday, February 6, 2009

Boris shows us there's no business like snow business

Boris Johnson really is becoming quite a pastmaster at the language He's even at one point spoken to God or, at least, "the heavens", about the matter. Just a few days he said:

There's no doubt about it, this is the right kind of snow, it's just the wrong kind of quantities.
"My message to the heavens is: 'You've put on a fantastic display of snow power but that is probably quite enough'.

Yesterday Boris' considerable powers of language further extended the parameters of Snow discourse when he said on Twitter:

Have spent the afternoon with TfL making sure everything is prepared for the big dump tonight if it comes.

A few minutes later, sensing a potential looseness in his first missive, he added:

For all those of you feeling mischievous when I said dump I was referring to the snow...

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