Eton pupils get a day off when an alumnus becomes PM – the only five takedowns you need

We’ve all heard the apocryphal tales of how young Boris Johnson would look at the list of Prime Ministers who were alumnae of his school, Eton, and vow to have his name added to the board. Journalist Michael Crick pointed out a tradition of the school that would seem a little pointless almost anywhere else.

There were a lot of reactions, including these favourites:





The fifth, though, is such an astonishing burn that it deserves to be on a notice board of its own.

In light of the insulting Spectator article on Liverpool, which was published under Boris Johnson’s editorship, we doubt Shelagh‘s old school will be hanging out the bunting anytime soon.

H/T @IngeborgRakvag

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