Did anyone see Terry Waite talking about the Iraq hostage crisis on Newsnight the other night? It's just "Me, me, me" with some people.
Waite: "The lucky, lucky bastard! Chained to a radiator, eh? Orange jumpsuit, eh? That's bloody favouritism, that is. I used to dream of being chained to a radiator. Four years in the room the size of a fridge, and they only hung me the right way up yesterday. Bloody jailer's pet!"
Jeremy Paxman: "Shut up."
Waite: "I used to hang there at night, wishing somebody would, just once, spit in my face and chop my head clean off my shoulders. But no, here he comes without a by-your-leave, and they chain him to a bloody radiator. They must think the sun shines out of his arse!"
Paxman: "Well the Archbishop of Canturbury was well shot of you, wasn't he?"
Waite: "Nice one Centurion! Like it, like it!"
Paxman: "SHUT UP!"
Waite: "Terrific race, the Arabs, terrific."
A question of etiquette
When writing a reference for a tradesman, should one asterisk out the profanities or leave them in? The useless ****ing ****.
******* of Weymouth
Ah yes, your service industry tales of woe, if you please.