BBC Speak. Is the twitch irrational?

Discussion in 'The NAAFI Bar' started by smallbrownprivates, Sep 7, 2009.

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  1. Currently, when watching or listening to the BBC news I flinch everytime a news reader says "Afghanistan" in a pseudo ethnic way from the back of their throat.
    When driving this can be quite interesting and after too many repetitions in a really long report, a red haze starts to descend.

    Is this a Bolshevik Broadcasting corp right on fad or do i just give the ghost and admit I'm getting old and crusty?
    (listening to the today programme while commuting inclines me to the latter)

    Is it time to invest in a belly, a tweed suit, a receding hair line and polish my backside on a club's leather armchair, whilst ruffling the telegraph and advocating whipping for habitual recidivists?