10 of the best double-entendres ever aired on British TV and radio
1. Ted Walsh - Horse Racing Commentator -
'This is really a lovely horse. I once rode her mother.'
2. Pat Glenn, weightlifting commentator -
'And this is Gregoriava from Bulgaria . I saw her snatch this morning and it was amazing!'
3. 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..'
4. 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??'
5. Carenza Lewis about finding food in the Middle Ages on 'Time Team Live' said:
'You'd eat beaver if you could get it.'
6. A female news anchor 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!
7. Steve Ryder covering the US Masters:
'Ballesteros felt much better today after a 69 yesterday.'
8. Clair Frisby talking about a jumbo hot dog on Look North (local news) said:
'There's nothing like a big hot sausage inside you on a cold night like this. '
9. Michael Buerk on watching Philippa 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.'
10. 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
And to close,
Brian Johnston commenting on the 1976 cricket test match between the West Indies and England at the Oval. It occurred as Michael Holding of the West Indies was bowling to Peter Willey of England.
"The bowler's Holding, the batsman's Willey"
Johnston claimed not to have noticed saying anything odd during the match, and it has been claimed that he never said it at all, but this was contradicted by an account offered by Henry Blofeld (cricket commentator), who claims to have been present at the time