Aussies embrace humor with ‘Ferry McFerryFace’

An Australian transport authority allowed internet jokers to dub its newest vessel—and is receiving a lot of buzz as a result.

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Some viral internet trends don’t quickly fade.

A government organization in Sydney, Australia—Transport for New South Wales—recently showed it had a sense of humor when it unveiled the name of its new ferry. Welcome “Ferry McFerryface”:

The decision comes after an environmental research group in the United Kingdom refused to name a vessel “Boaty McBoatface” after a naming contest last year, and Sweden’s MTR Express let social media users crown its newest train “Trainy McTrainface.”

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