Tuesday, October 28, 2008

O tempora! O mores!

I missed this in the summer.  I know there will be some who find the exuberance of Boris a bit much, but there's something rather magnificent in having as Mayor of London a man who can open an exhibition of the Emperor Hadrian in Latin.  Beats Tony Blair's French anyway.  Extra kudos for describing the Italian ambassador as the representative of the former colonial power, and for praising Hadrian's efforts to keep 'the Caledonians' in their proper place...

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