Thursday, 20 November 2008
Go On Have A Laugh!
these are a few funnies or I should say verbal gaffes that have been said over the years, ATHLETICS 'Once you've thrown the javelin, it's out of your hands.' (Olympic gold medalist Tessa Sanderson) BOXING 'Fights can be lost and won on the day of the fight' (David Haye) He (Ricky Hatton) was unbeaten until he lost.' (artist Sir Peter Blake) CYCLING 'This is the steepest part of the course and I'm afraid it gets steeper later on.'(commentator Phil Liggett) POLITICS 'He'll be haunted by that, not for the rest of his life, but until the day he dies.'(SNP leader Alex Salmond) FOOTBALL 'It was as clear as night is day.' (commentator Alan Green) 'He's the kind of player you only miss when he's not playing.' (ex England manager Graham Taylor) GOLF 'I'm a great believer that if you don't get the ball to the hole - it won't go in.' (golfer Colin Montgomerie) HORSES 'Later on we'll be talking to Zara Phillips, who won this year's Horse of the Year award.'(pundit Andy Townsend) CRICKET 'The most important thing about batting is getting the bat to hit the ball.' (former West Indies bowler Michael Holding) MOTOR SPORT 'We're looking for fractions of a second here rather than tenths.' (ex-driver Martin Brundle) ROWING 'Cambridge have won the Boat Race. Oxford were second.' (BBC Radio Bristol's Geoff Twentyman) RUGBY 'It's easier to play rugby without the ball in this game.' (former Scottish skipper David Sole) ROYALS 'Prince Harry will be the first member of the Royal Family to serve in Iraq since his uncle Prince Andrew fought in the Falklands in 1982.' (Radio 5 Live) TENNIS 'A win is a win... except, of course, when it's not a win, then it's not a win.' (champion Venus Williams) and last but not least, ODDBALL 'It's so invisible you can't see it'(Katie Price, aka Jordan)