Boris Johnson pelts Jeremy Corbyn with expensive words

Support us and go ad-free

Just when we thought Boris Johnson had been sidelined, Mr ‘£350m-a-week’ came bumbling back. This time barraging Jeremy Corbyn with a deluge of words so expensive that only an Etonian would have the disposable income necessary to utter them.

Pip pip

The first insult came when Johnson called Corbyn a “mugwump” in The Sun – a newspaper that’s well known, of course, for its predominantly public school audience.

Johnson would later call Corbyn a:




And a:

Read on...

Support us and go ad-free

Dippity rin-tin-tiddler.


Johnson also indulged himself even further, advising voters:

If the cosmopolite in Blighty’s patriotic circumference want transcendental paramount beyond compare, then they need to use this plebiscite to strike a mark for the Conservative Party! These Labour rapscallions are an abominable shower of oiks and commoners who will climb into the old four-poster with Johnny Foreigner at the tip of a panama! And most frightening of all, the monumental majority of them don’t even play polo!

To which many voters replied:


This led to Johnson attempting to assure people he was in touch with the common man. Although he did so by saying:

While people prognosticate that I’m a bit of a verbosely pompous dunderninny, I’m actually incredibly down to terra-firma, and abundantly in touch with my fellow bipeds.

To which many voters replied:


Out of touch?

Some voters were worried that Johnson and co might be out of touch with the struggles of most people in the UK. Which is presumably why most Tories have foregone having any personality at all, and are instead just shouting the words “strong and stable” at anyone who will listen.

Meanwhile, Boris gives them all cover by saying things silly enough to distract the media.

Get Involved!

– For more satirical news, you can also follow Off The Perch on Facebook and Twitter.

Featured image via YouTube

Support us and go ad-free

Do your bit for independent journalism

Did you know that less than 1.5% of our readers contribute financially to The Canary? Imagine what we could do if just a few more people joined our movement to achieve a shared vision of a free and fair society where we nurture people and planet.

We need you to help out, if you can.

When you give a monthly amount to fund our work, you are supporting truly independent journalism. We hold power to account and have weathered many attempts to shut us down and silence the counterpoint to the mainstream.

You can count on us for rigorous journalism and fearless opposition to an increasingly fascist government and right wing mainstream media.

In return you get:

  • Advert free reading experience
  • Behind the scenes monthly e-newsletter
  • 20% discount from our shop


The Canary Fund us

Comments are closed