Like a desperate politician blindly scrabbling for a cheap laugh, P&O Cruises this week decided to resurrect an old joke that wasn’t particularly funny the first time around.
We're proud to announce that the name of our new ship, launched in 2020, will be decided by YOU our guests! pic.twitter.com/yfnVHcEW5g
— P&O Cruises (@pandocruises) October 26, 2016
Loud sigh. Fortunately, the people of Twitter had more to share than plain old Boaty McBoatface. Or Shippy McShipface.
. @pandocruises "PandO-ra's Box" seems to fit with what you've just done.
— Swanky Bicycle Bod (@UrbaneCommuter) October 27, 2016
@pandocruises Think you’ve missed the boat on this one…
— Engage (@engagetweet) October 27, 2016
@pandocruises Call it the Royal Yacht Britannia and Boris might help you pay for it.
— Jo Himself (@johimself) October 27, 2016
@pandocruises "Brexit McSink Fuck"
— urmyes (@urmyes1) October 27, 2016
@pandocruises Salmonella McListeria
— Straight Bat (@StraightBat1) October 27, 2016
@pandocruises Raoul Boat
— Lazlow (@leiut3nant_Dan) October 27, 2016
— Reddles (@DirtyTrip) October 27, 2016