Why Anthony Albanese can never be Prime Minister

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The real reason Anthong Albnanese will never be Australian Prime Minister is because of his name ...... which has FOUR syllables - Al - Ban - E - Se. No other Australian Prime Mionister has ever had more than three cyllabels in their name, and most often two. Check out the full list below:

Name

Years

Syllables

Edmund Barton

(1901–03) 2

Alfred Deakin

(1903–04; 1905–08; 1909–10)
2

John Christian Watson

1904 2

George Houston Reid

1904-1905 1

Andrew Fisher

(1908–09; 1910–13; 1914–15) 2

Joseph Cook

1913-14 1

William Morris Hughes

(1915–16; 1916–23) 1

Stanley Melbourne Bruce

(1923–29) 1

James Edmund Scullin

(1929–32) 2

Joseph Aloysius Lyons

(1932–39) 2

Earle Page

(1939) 1

Robert Gordon Menzies

(1939–40; 1940–41; 1949–66) 2

Arthur William Fadden

(1941) 2

John Curtin

(1941-45) 2

Francis Michael Forde

(1945) 1

Joseph Benedict Chifley

(1945-49) 2

Harold Holt

(1966–67) 1

John McEwan

(1967–68) 3

John Grey Gorton

(1968–71) 2

William McMahon

(1971–72) 2

Gough Whitlam

(1972–75) 2

Malcolm Fraser

(1975–83) 2

Robert Hawke

(1983–91) 1

Paul Keating

(1991-96) 2

John Howard

(1996–2007) 2

Kevin Rudd

(2007–10; 2013) 1

Julia Gillard

(2010–13) 2

Tony Abbott

(2013–15) 2

Malcolm Turnbull

(2015–18) 2

Scott Morrison

(2018– ) 3

 

So, there you have it, the bleedin' obvious. Thirty in all - and only TWO with three syllables in their name. All the rest one and two. Poor Albo.

Geoff Mooney