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Of Course the Internet Named This Australian Boat 'Ferry McFerryface'

Of Course the Internet Named This Australian Boat 'Ferry McFerryface'
From Gizmodo - November 13, 2017

Australias most populous city is getting a new fleet of inner harbor ferries, one of which, due to an online naming poll, will be Ferry McFerryface. Why should we have expected any less?

The internets commitment to the [thing]y Mc[thing]face construction has been steadfast so far, beginning in 2016 with a British research vessel dubbedunder similar polling circumstancesBoaty McBoatface. That was the name Australias new ferry would have also borne, based on vote totals alone. But as Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Andrew Constancewho probably had more important things to be doingtold ABC News Australia that given Boaty was already taken by another vessel, weve gone with the next most popular name nominated by Sydneysiders, which is apparently what people who live in Sydney call themselves. In fairness, Chicagoans sounds like your reporting a crime with a mouth full of pennies.

Three other ferries in the fleet will bear the names of distinguished localsan opthamologist, a heart surgeon, and an obstetricianand their legacies will be honored by carrying up to 400 passengers through the inner harbor alongside Ferry McFerryface.

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