Wen Jiabao.

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao admitted to a group of international
reporters today that he was not able to pronounce the title 'Dalai

"I don't understand it" Jiaboa confessed. "I can say 'George Bush.'
And I can say 'Vladimir Putin.' But I just can't seem to get my tongue
around the words Da…De…La…Mo — oh, to hell with it, you know
who I mean."

In a statement following Jiabao's talk with reporters, the Chinese
government said that in the future the Dalai Lama will simply be
referred to as 'That guy.'

Tibetans protest the Chinese Premier's
bad pronunciation.

And in a related story, the Chinese
Government has announced its plans to
buy the original Batmobile.