16/03/2016 13:44 GMT

George Osborne Enjoys His One Day In The Limelight, Then This Happens

There are three things certain in life: death, taxes, and social media clangers.

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Six years as Chancellor, and yet the public still confuse him with Ozzy

With his sixth budget as Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne has probably learned to avoid the indignity of reading online commentary.

Yet quite apart from the fiendishly cruel jokes being made at his expense on Twitter, it seems many couldn't even spell his name correctly.

In fact, the sheer number of people making the error meant that it was a misspelt version of his name that began trending over lunch on Wednesday.

And the obvious comparison was made.

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