The remark “is totally going to lose him the Norman, Druid, jute and Saracen vote,” one wit commented.
Would he have been careful enough to destroy the odd pieces of jute you've left so messily about?
I figure if he just says jute enough times, it will all pass and we'll get back to the scene.
plant fiber, 1746, from Bengali jhuto, from Sanskrit juta-s "twisted hair," related to jata "braid of hair," of unknown origin, probably from a non-Indo-European language.
Old English Eotas, one of the ancient Germanic inhabitants of Jutland in Denmark; traditionally they were said to have settled in Kent and Hampshire during the 5c. invasion of Britain. The name is related to Old Norse Iotar.