Boaty McBoatface still crops up regularly in the news. You can check out the latest articles and mentions below;
Boaty McBoatface is entered in the Collins Dictionary 2016
7 November 2016
Is it true? Is Boaty McBoatface being entered into the Collins Dictionary? Read more at Shropshire News.
Boaty McBoatface not an option: Public servants urged to pitch new APS slogan
2 November 2016
Australian Public Service (APS) says it has taken measures to avoid a “Boaty McBoatface” incident. Read more at ABC news.
P&O Cruises braves Boaty McBoatface waters to name new ocean liner
27 October 2016
Cruise firm says it planned to invite names from public long before poll for Natural Environment Research Council went viral. Read more at The Guardian.
Max Verstappen becomes F1’s Boaty McBoatface
25 October 2016
It seems that the Driver of the Day public vote isn’t leading to the expected results. Read more at NBC Sports.
Arctic crossing planned for ‘Boaty’ sub
17 October 2016
The UK’s favourite new yellow submarine, Boaty McBoatface, is in training for a grand challenge. Read more at BBC.
Works starts on Boaty McBoatface – well the boat that should have been called Boaty McBoatface
17 October 2016
Sir David Attenborough attend a Merseyside ceremony marking the start of work on the RSS Sir David Attenborough. Read more at The Guardian
Florida Printer PostcardMania Takes a Stand for Democracy, Names New Digital Press “Printy McPrintface”
12 October 2016
Well, think about it, Printy McPrintface, it does sort of makes sense.
Read more at PressReleaseRocket.net
MPs debated commissioning a royal yacht and it raised a few eyebrows from the public
11 October 2016
Of course someone suggested call it Boaty McBoatface – well it gets our vote!
Read more at BT.com
Twitter Moments celebrates its first birthday
6 October 2016
and guess what one of the Moments was? That’s right our very own Boaty featured as a great Twitter Moment in it’s first year. Read more at CNET
On board the £68m research vessel – that isn’t Boaty McBoatface
4 October 2016
The RSS Discovery has been moored in Liverpool as part of a training initiative. Apparently lots of people thought it was Boaty McBoatface – or rather the boat that should be Boaty McBoatface.
Read more at The Liverpool Echo
B-21 bomber not named ‘Bomber McBombface’
22 Sept 2016
Rejected B-21 names include ‘Baconator,’ ‘Lurking Sasquatch,’ ‘Bomber McBomberface’
Read more at The Washington Post
No, a Chinese zoo HASN’T named a gorilla Harambe McHarambeface after polling the public… but we wish it had
13 Sept 2016
Claims a Chinese zoo had named a baby gorilla “Harambe McHarambeface” – a mashup of famous ape Harambe and Boaty McBoatface – have been quashed.
Read more at The Sun
City council to pick plaza name
3 September 2016
…and someone suggested Boaty McBoatface. Look, even we’re not sure it’s a suitable name for a plaza.
Read more at Sun-News Reports
Boaty McBoatface is Magdalen soapbox derby winner
31 August 2016
Which only goes to prove… something, I’m not quite sure what.
Read more Lynn News
Boaty McBoatface and Ferry McFerryface miss shortlist
Will Brexit go the way of Boaty McBoatface?
The “Boaty McBoatface Principal” as a way of resolving Cameron’s Honours List
3 August 2016
In a post on ConservativeHome Paul Goodwin suggests applying the Boaty McBoatface Principal to weed out unsuitable candidates in David Cameron’s Honours List.
We’re not sure this is entirely flattering for all you Boaty fans but we get the point.
Read more at ConservativeHome
Midhurst could get its very own Boaty McBoatface!
Midhurst could soon have its very own Boaty McBoatface after members of the town’s volunteer South Pond Group asked for suggestions to name their new boat.
Not quite Polar Research but there you go…
Read more at Midhurst and Petworth Observer
New landlord changes his pub’s name to Pubby McPubface
BBC: Belladrum tribute to Boaty McBoatface viral phenomenon
Google name their English Parser: Parsey McParseface
Sydney residents try to outdo Boaty McBoatface
22 July 2016
The Daily Telegraph in Sydney is reporting a competition to name a local ferry. Like the great Boaty McBoatface event there’s nothing compelling the organisers to actually use one of the suggestions. My favourites so far are “RMS Usain Boat” and “Ferry McFerryface”.
Read more at Daily Telegraph