The moods of George Osborne


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The Independent Online

Yeah, true, most of them are variations on "smug", but still the Poke has performed a valuable service to the British public in providing this key for deciphering the facial expressions of Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne aka "The Picture Editor's Dream".

Next time Osborne delivers a speech on the state of the economy, there will be no need to puzzle over what exactly he means to convey with the curl of his lip or a half-closed eye. You can simply, press pause on your digibox, bring this handy guide level with the screen, and decide which mood his face most closesly matches. Ah, yes, smug again.