Time to lower the tone

Nicked from an AFC fan site, some old TV presenters’ faux pas;

1. Pat Glenn, weightlifting commentator – “And this is Gregoriava from
Bulgaria. I saw her snatch this morning and it was amazing!”

2. New Zealand Rugby Commentator – “Andrew Mehrtens loves it when Daryl Gibson comes inside him.”

3. Ted Walsh – Horse Racing Commentator – “This is really a lovely horse.
I once rode her mother.”

4. Harry Carpenter at the Oxford-Cambridge boat race 1977 – “Ah, isn’t that nice. The wife of the Cambridge President is kissing the Cox of the Oxford crew.”

5. US PGA Commentator – “One of the reasons Arnie (Arnold Palmer) is playing so well is that, before each tee shot, his wife takes out his
balls and kisses them ….. Oh my god!! What have I just said??”

6. Carenza Lewis about finding food in the Middle Ages on ‘Time Team Live’said: “You’d eat beaver if you could get it.”

7. A female news anchor in Detroit, MI who, the day after it was
supposed to have snowed and didn’t, turned to the weatherman and asked,
” So Bob, where s that eight inches you promised me last night?” Not
only did HE have to leave the set, but half the crew did too, because
they were laughing so hard!

8. Steve Ryder covering the US Masters – “Ballesteros felt much better
today after a 69 yesterday.

9. Clair Frisby talking about a jumbo hot dog on Look North said:
“There’s nothing like a big hot sausage inside you on a cold night like

10. Mike Hallett discussing missed snooker shots on Sky Sports:
“Stephen Hendry jumps on Steve Davis’s misses every chance he gets.”

11.Michael Buerk on watching Phillipa Forrester cuddle up to a male
astronomer for warmth during BBC1’s UK eclipse coverage remarked:”They seem cold out there, they’re rubbing each other and he’s only
come in his shorts.”

12. Ken Brown commentating on golfer Nick Faldo and his caddie Fanny
Sunneson lining-up shots at the Scottish Open: “Some weeks Nick likes
to use Fanny, other weeks he prefers to do it by himself.”


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