Richard Osman’s puntastic joke was taken to a whole new place by people not getting it

Here’s the great Richard Osman on Twitter, sharing the first three capital cities he’d visit. You know, if he had a choice and everything.

And there was more to it than met many people’s eyes.

Because, well, have another look (but only if you need to …)

And if you really, really need it spelt out.

Last word to Osman.

Well, nearly last word.

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