Looking on etymonline.com I see that Venerian was the older form of the word but has been displaced by Venusian. A pity.
Yeah, because the polls got the last referendum right.
They did, pretty much. It was the betting markets that got it very wrong.
While Brexit means London soon won't have access to the EU's open market across the continent,
Nobody knows yet whether this will turn out to be true. The negotiators may be able to cook up some deal that keeps the UK within the single market but outside the European Union (broadly as happens for Norway). On the other hand, a complete break is also a possibility.
(adopt high-pitched voice)
it's really most sincerely dead!