Boris Johnson really is becoming quite a pastmaster at the language of......er.....snow. 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 of....er....language in his first missive, he added:
For all those of you feeling mischievous when I said dump I was referring to the snow...