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Old 2008-10-29, 18:26   #1
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Default Andrew Sachs and his grand daughter

This is a temporary diversion in the UK ATM.

Jonathon Ross and Russell Brand have been suspended by the BBC.

My comment:
Hopefully by a rope, and take Graham Norton with you.

Potty mouths all.

BTW Andrew Sachs is "Manuel" from Fawlty Towers.

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Old 2008-10-29, 18:28   #2
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What did they do/say?

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Old 2008-10-29, 19:25   #4
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"Those responsible for the regrettable slander of Sachs ... have been sacked".
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Old 2008-10-30, 00:41   #5
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What did they do/say?
Your "location" has changed but is no less vague
If you were in the UK it would have been impossible not
to have encountered this slander or the characters involved.

Basically Ross and Brand (on late night radio) thought it humorous to phone
Andrew Sachs (aged 78) to rag him about Brand having slept
with his grand daughter. She is Georgina Baillie and a member of
a group known as the "Satanic Sluts".
The Daily Mail has gone overboard about this.

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Old 2008-10-30, 03:26   #6
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Your "location" has changed but is no less vague
If you were in the UK it would have been impossible not
to have encountered this slander or the characters involved.
I am not in the UK, indeed a small amount of googling would have made it less vague to you.

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Old 2008-10-30, 03:42   #7
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I am not in the UK, indeed a small amount of googling would have made it less vague to you.
So you will receive this in 13.2 billion years.
Your powers of anticipation are truly amazing
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As someone else who is not up to date with news from the UK, davieddy, I appreciated your subsequent clarifications. I'm generally too lazy to use google just to see if I would find some subject interesting so a bit of spoonfeeding is always appreciated.

I had however already heard of Jonathan Ross, one of the two who apparently thought it funny to leave offensive messages on Andrew Sachs' answering machine on a radio show. I knew he was an extremely high-earning chat-show host for the BBC. I think it's nice to see someone like that being shown that they are not so high and mighty that they can get away with any sort of behaviour they like. Perhaps there's an element of "serves you right" in my makeup.
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I'm generally too lazy to use google just to see if I would find some subject interesting so a bit of spoonfeeding is always appreciated.
I am still amazed by the accuracy with which Google
comes up with the relevant links, no matter how carelessly
you type the query.
Garbage in, sense out!

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