I was standing on the platform of Embankment Underground yesterday when I happened to bump into Boris (as you do). He is a student of "The Greats" , don't you know? According to Bojo:
QUOTE= BORIS - allegedly
"Oooo ahhh well ... Aphrodite was born when Cronus cut off Uranus' meat and... uhmm... two veg and flung it into the sea. There was this huuuge maelstrom of froth, foam and general bubble bath pandemonium - and out popped...ahhh... Aphrodite. Now she was also known as the Lady of Cythera after one of the two cult sites set up to worship in her honour. I say...I say... don't doze off. I haven't finish yet.... uhmmm...now where was I... Oooo ahhh yes....The cult worshipped her in two aspects. One was the pleb...ooo ahhh. Musn't use that word...common earthly goddess of the people Aphrodite Pandemos and the other was ... ahhh the toffs version... Aphrodite Ourania - dawn goddess of transcendent principles. So there you... ahhh... have it. Of course poor old Uranus ended up with....uhhmmm... none at all but at least he gained a daughter and we have a new uhhmmm forum....bye"
N.B. The account of Aphrodite Ourana is by and large accurate. The alleged conversation with a British Politician is ...oooo ahhh uhmm.... fictional