Leafy residential areas outside towns and cities are in line for membership of the European Union, according to a deliberate malapropism this week.

The feeble wordplay - understood to have been introduced for comic effect - sees Suburbia in line for the benefits of being in the EU club.

Suburbia joins Torquay, a Crow-Hater, a Boar's Knee and Eva Herzigova, and Monty's Austin Allegro on a list of ever weaker efforts to find words that sound a bit like EU candidate countries.



  1. Helvetica Sans // 6:18 PM  

    Whatever happened to Nice hands, and/or a, Doorway?