Thursday, January 1, 2015

"Neil!" Misunderstood as Order to Kneel (Neil Kinnock variant)

Daily Mail [UK]
29 December 2014

By Andrew Pierce for The Mail on Sunday

[…] A group of American tourists was having a pre-Christmas tour of Parliament when former Labour leader Neil Kinnock — now Lord Kinnock of Bedwellty — was seen passing by. A fellow Labour peer spotted him across the lobby and shouted: ‘Neil...Neil!’ to grab his attention. At which point the group of American tourists obligingly got down onto their knees, imagining that they were in the midst of a quaint British political event.