Cheddar man reveals face of early Britons and everyone made the same joke
This is what the first modern Britons looked like according to the reconstruction of a fossil known as ‘Cheddar Man’ revealed today.
It was initially assumed that Cheddar Man had pale skin and fair hair, but his DNA suggests something very different.
Here are our 16 favourite responses on Twitter.
I’m imagining what’s happening in The Daily Mail office right now.
*laughs forever* pic.twitter.com/FyPAFg8yF3
— joe heenan (@joeheenan) February 7, 2018
BREAKING: A scientific reconstruction of stone age britons shows they had dark skin, and if you listen really carefully you can hear veins pop in racists heads all over the country.
— TechnicallyRon (@TechnicallyRon) February 7, 2018
Science: Tests on the remains of the earliest-known British skeleton show he had dark skin.
UKIP: Immigration has been out of control for 9,000 years. pic.twitter.com/z3QCOoJCnE
— Oonagh (@Okeating) February 7, 2018
And across the land there was a great wailing as all the white supremacists and nationalists did gnash their teeth in anguish as they ejected the playthings from their perambulators. #CheddarMan pic.twitter.com/yAnX0jyFsI
— Richard Littler (@richard_littler) February 7, 2018
I’m living for all the pressed as fuck MailOnline comments on this Cheddar Man story pic.twitter.com/EfoLfTGR8V
— Zing Tsjeng (@misszing) February 7, 2018
Oh my. There's going to be some very unhappy racist Britons out there today. https://t.co/KhMQfKtZie
— D. George Walter (@damiengwalter) February 7, 2018
Looks like it’s HARD CHEESE for racists, as CHEDDAR man is found to be dark skinned. After being BLUE, they FETA think CAERPHILLY about their BRIEhaviour and not let their feelings be BRUZed (which is a type of cheese, Bruz!!!!)
— . (@twlldun) February 7, 2018
As we speak Daily Mail hacks are busily concocting their own Wensleydale Man who looks just like Nigel Farage. #CheddarMan
— Sandra Patterson (@SandPatterson) February 7, 2018