Boris Johnson today revealed a new coronavirus-killing catchphrase ‘hands, face, space and get a test’ as he pared back lockdown – but some questioned whether he had ‘made it up on the spot’ and likened it to the children’s song ‘heads, shoulders, knees and toes’. Others compared it to the bizarre moment last week where Donald Trump said he aced a cognitive test by remembering the phrase: ‘Person. Woman. Camera. Man, TV’. The Prime Minister’s other mantras including ‘stay home, save lives’ and now ‘stay alert, control the virus and save lives’ have always been accompanied by graphics at his press conferences and hung on his lectern. But today Mr Johnson reminded millions of Britons they should be washing their hands, covering their face and keeping to a social distance with the new phrase: ‘Hands, face, space’. Viewers noticed the PM muttered ‘that was pretty punchy I think’ after saying it for the first time and then went on to repeat it regularly during his 30-minute live TV address to the nation. One wrote: ‘He’s clearly making it up on the spot’. Another tweeted: ‘Listening to Boris Johnson trying to compose a punchy kids song – hands face face face… Read full this story
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