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Stranded: Live on Sky News


Warning: This post was published more than 10 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might have changed in the 10 years since I wrote this post.
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Many thanks for your understanding.

I know it’s wrong to laugh at this, really I do. I know it’s cruel, bad Karma, and just downright mean. But it’s also incredibly funny.

[ Please visit sjhoward.co.uk to view the video which appeared here ]

Visit sjhoward.co.uk to see the video which appears here.

My favourite quotes from the dippy reporter, who is clearly engaging mouth before brain:

Can you reverse?

Yeah, she’s climbing on the roof for nothing.

…six feet of water that she could be stuck in…

Do you think you’d be able to see her if she was in six feet of water?

And then the multi-angle split-screen… it’s fab!

If you’re worried about the poor lady, the Sky News website says she was rescued shortly afterwards by someone in a 4×4.

This 1,149th post was filed under: Media, News and Comment, Video.

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Comments and responses

Comment from Mort Karman

by Mort Karman

Comment posted at 02:07 on 18th June 2007.

The used car salesman said this car drove like it was walking on water.

Comment from sjhoward (author of the post)

by sjhoward

Comment posted at 02:20 on 18th June 2007.

Do you reckon it was the same salesman who sold this?

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