hattip Andrew Bolt
Australian PM Julia Gillard today in Singapore will have an orchid named after her.
The binomial nomenclature of this particular variety is:-
...which, of course, every keen student of Latin knows to mean something akin to 'gluteus maxima' to the power of ten or in Australian, just plain 'fat arse.'
God knows what the Singaporeans would choose for Mr Slipper.
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