Blair's regal departure.
With a month of his reign still to run, we can expect a few more super-cheesy speeches from Mr T Blair as he bids to be the gone-but-not-forgotten PM.
He's clearly more than a little hacked off that most people's lasting memory of him will be his disastrous foreign policy and he's keen to get the message across that there's so much more to him than that.
Well, you can't blame a boy for trying but his choice of role model is hardly the wisest.
It's quite obvious from his newly adopted mannerisms whose style Tony is adopting.
Watch closely next time you see him speak. Check out the head slightly cocked to one side, the over-long hesitation between phrases, the hands held at chest height with the occasional twiddle See tilde.
1. (character) twiddle - The tilde character.
2. (jargon) twiddle - (To make) a small or insignificant change. E.g. twiddling a program often fixes one bug and generates several new ones (see also shotgun debugging). of the pinky ring.
My Lords, Ladies and Gentlemen, I give you another PR nightmare - HRH HRH
Her (or His) Royal Highness
HRH Her (or His) Royal Highness
HRH abbr (= His (or Her) Royal Highness) → S.A.R. Prince Charles Noun 1. Prince Charles - the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)