Mr Chirac denied the meeting between the two leaders [him and Tony Blair] would be acrimonious. “When I go to Britain I go happy, I have no desire to argue,” he said.
“I arrive, I ask after Leo, someone goes to get Leo, Leo starts saying ‘Bonjour Monsieur Chirac’ in French, I’m happy, and there we are. ”
and another, also from the Guardian, about the acceptability of scientific illiteracy:
It is cool not to know the second law of thermodynamics, but crass not to know that Proust’s beautiful Albertine was really a bloke.
PS: The word you’re looking for is “innuendo” (highlight to see answer).