Boaty McNopeface: UK's Minister Of Science Is Not A Fan
He suggested Boaty McBoatface wouldn't be a great name for a research ship addressing "some of the most important issues facing humanity."By Samantha Crook | April 19, 2016
The U.K.'s Boaty McBoatface might be dead in the water. That's the name the internet came up with after an environmental group decided to ask the public what to name a multimillion-dollar research ship.
In a BBC interview, the U.K.'s minister of science suggested the name was not "suitable" for the roughly $300 million polar research vessel.
"What's not suitable about Boaty McBoatface?," an interviewer asked.