Incessant bollocks from the Beeb’s Sochi crew

Posted by @ 3:59 pm on Sunday 16th February, 2014.

Is anybody else fed up with the interminable spouting of "really really" and "very very" by the Beeb's presenters, commentators and pundits?

Many instances of "very unique" haven't gone unnoticed either.

The worst one so far, IMHO, is "really really very very good indeed".

It's all too much for anyone who cares about the English language. I fear I'll be watching the rest of the spectacle with the sound muted.

Their maths leaves a lot to be desired, too. Online, we're told that the GB Men's Curling Team needs to beat China in order to advance into the semis...

yet the results and fixtures table paints a very different picture:

Sorry, Beeb, you get zero marks for technical merit.

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4 Responses to “Incessant bollocks from the Beeb’s Sochi crew”

  1. 'It's all to?? much for anyone who cares about the English language' -:)

  2. BG! says:

    Hoist with my own petard!

    In my defence, I'd like to point out that it was only one bollock, the one that I found lying around in the Albert Hall.

    I'll now go serve my sentence in the goat-shed while trying to rid myself of the infection.

  3. @BG! - I always have a supply of petards close at hand for personal use. Abandon the goat-shed idea and watch the Olympics instead!

  4. BG! says:

    Wilco, but with the sound off. I'm not sure that I want to be listening when they take the next step and start using words like "doubleplusgood".

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