Boaty McBoatface, a yellow submarine set to leave for Antarctica

The yellow submarine named Boaty McBoatface is set to leave for Antarctica this week on its first mission.

Its name is the result of a public poll to name a ship. That backfired when voters chose a joke name.

The British Science Ministry ignored the poll and instead used the name for an accompanying sub.

But as one Twitter user notes, Boaty Mcboatface is not a boat and it doesn't have a face.
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