People online just love to name things, and here’s yet further proof.
Elon Musk tweeted Friday about what to call his new tunneling machine, and was immediately deluged with amusing pun-packed ideas.
Boaty McBoatface, the public’s choice of moniker after Britain’s government asked it to name a new polar exploration ship, inspired a raft of suggestions ― as did Musk’s name and various plays on the word “bore.”
The billionaire even chimed in on some of the submissions:
It remains to be seen whether Musk will actually choose one of the suggested names for the machine, which reportedly forms part of his new The Boring Company venture that aims to create underground tunnel networks to relieve traffic congestion.
But for the record, here are some of the funniest suggestions. Our favorites? Borer the Explorer and Borat.
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