Forwarded-by: "Per Hammer" <email@example.com>
Forwarded-by: Colin Boyd
Subject: SWET-L Digest - 9 Dec 1997 to 10 Dec 1997 (#1997-25)
Jon Snow: "In a sense, Deng Xiaoping's death was inevitable,
Expert: "Er, yes."
(Channel 4 News)
"As Phil De Glanville said, each game is unique, and this one
is no different to any other."
(John Sleightholme - BBC1)
"If England are going to win this match, they're going to have
to score a goal."
(Jimmy Hill - BBC)
"Beethoven, Kurtag, Charles Ives, Debussy - four very different
(Presenter, BBC Proms, Radio 3)
"Cystitis is a living death, it really is. Nobody ever talks
about it, but if I was faced with a choice between having my
arms removed and getting cystitis, I'd wave goodbye to my arms
(Louise Wener (of Sleeper) in Q Magazine)
"Julian Dicks is everywhere. It's like they've got eleven Dicks
on the field."
(Metro Radio Sports Commentary)
Listener: "My most embarrassing moment was when my artificial
leg fell off at the altar on my wedding day."
Simon Fanshawe: "How awful! Do you still have an artificial leg?"
Interviewer: "So did you see which train crashed into which
15-year-old: "No, they both ran into each other at the same
(BBC Radio 4)
Presenter (to palaeontologist): "So what would happen if you
mated the woolly mammoth with, say, an elephant?"
Expert: "Well in the same way that a horse and a donkey produce
a mule, we'd get a sort of half-mammoth.
Presenter: "So it'd be like some sort of hairy gorilla?"
Expert: "Er, well yes, but elephant shaped, and with tusks."
Kilroy-Silk: "Did you mean to get pregnant?"
Girl: "No. It was a cock-up."
Grand National winning jockey Mick Fitzgerald: "Sex is an
anti-climax after that!"
Desmond Lynam: "Well, you gave the horse a wonderful ride,
everyone saw that."