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What’s in a name? Phil McCann lightens the nation’s mood

What’s in a name? Phil McCann lightens the nation’s mood

9/25/2021 7:20:00 PM

What’s in a name? Phil McCann lightens the nation’s mood

Social media users see the funny side as BBC reporter covers petrol shortage

Last modified on Sat 25 Sep 2021 17.22 BSTABBCreporter called Phil McCann delighted social media users on Saturday after he was sent to cover the UK’s petrol shortage.Reporting from a BP petrol station in Stockport, which had run out of petrol, people were quick to point out that he was clearly the best man for the job, since his name sounds like “fill my can”.

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Phil McCann soon began trending on Twitter, with one social media user saying: “Phil McCann! On fuel shortage story. @TheSimpsons couldn’t have written anything funnier than that. Well played #BBCBreakfast.”Another said: “There is only one BBC reporter to do the story of panic-buying of fuel. And it is Phil McCann.”

Another person on Twitter pointed out that McCann was now part of a special club – alongside the BBC weather presenter Sara Blizzard and PC Rob Banks from Avon and Somerset police. Read more: The Guardian »

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This did make me laugh. If people aren't outraged against this appalling brexit lunatic government then they deserve all the shortage they voted for

Can anyone Phil McCann up with petrol?The perfect man for the job! BBC journalist Phil McCann's name sparks jokes on social media as he reports from a petrol station in Stockport Look at that smug smile on his face. We started the panic, and we feel so righteous we can blame it on Brexit. So a few more backhanders from the EU. PS if he is a journalist I'm McAngelio. NOTHING TO BE PROUD OF.. YOU & THE MEDIA HAVE TOTALLY CAUSED THIS PANIC 🙄😒 The queues are getting worse at my local petrol station with some panic buying drivers jumping the queue! The tanker cannot get in to refill the tanks for panic buyers!

BBC Breakfast sends perfect reporter to cover the fuel shortage - Phil McCannReally hope this was deliberate 😅😅😅

Electric car owners look on smugly as petrol drivers battle for fuelElectric car drivers have flooded social media with hilarious memes mocking petrol and diesel drivers stuck in long queues for fuel, including ironic gifs of petrolhead Jeremy Clarkson's 'smug face'. Energy companies:“Hold my Beer 🍺 “ the media are the smug ones you at daily mail caused this crises Power cuts next, smug people !!!!

Can anyone Phil McCann up with petrol?The perfect man for the job! BBC journalist Phil McCann's name sparks jokes on social media as he reports from a petrol station in Stockport Look at that smug smile on his face. We started the panic, and we feel so righteous we can blame it on Brexit. So a few more backhanders from the EU. PS if he is a journalist I'm McAngelio. NOTHING TO BE PROUD OF.. YOU & THE MEDIA HAVE TOTALLY CAUSED THIS PANIC 🙄😒 The queues are getting worse at my local petrol station with some panic buying drivers jumping the queue! The tanker cannot get in to refill the tanks for panic buyers!

BBC Breakfast sends perfect reporter to cover the fuel shortage - Phil McCannReally hope this was deliberate 😅😅😅

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