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Old 09-04-2013, 10:52
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Whilst discussing Thatcher's death just now on This Morning, he meant to say "funked" but ended up changing the "n" for a "c"!!!
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:04
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I heard that too! He dealt with it in the 'kicking Bishop Brennan up the arse' way and carried straight on. It didn't seem noticed in the studio.
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:05
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I didn't know he was still alive.
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:05
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This Morning is going up in my estimation. Owen Jones again this week. More please!
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:09
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Remember in 1997, when he lost the election and ranted at the microphone against that anti-EC tycoon who beat him, who stood by with his mates laughing and clapping, going, 'Out! Out! Out!'
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:21
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I didn't know he was still alive.
he does a weekend show on Classic FM that is beyond dull.
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:29
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He also let the same word slip on his Saturday LBC radio show a few weeks ago. Getting to be a habit David?
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:36
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He also let the same word slip on his Saturday LBC radio show a few weeks ago. Getting to be a habit David?
The guy's becoming a bit of a funking liability isn't he....
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:40
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he does a weekend show on Classic FM that is beyond dull.
Sounds about right.
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:56
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The guy's becoming a bit of a funking liability isn't he....

Freudian slips! - him not you
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Old 09-04-2013, 11:56
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Why would he need to say funked? What was the sentence he was trying to say?
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Old 09-04-2013, 12:15
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Probably better known for 'funking' Antonia de Sancha and Mona Bauwens when he was not only married, but a Minister in John Majors Government. Bauwens was the daughter of a wealthy Palestinian businessman who was a major fund raiser for the PLO and Mellor enjoyed the high life courtesy of Bauwen senior.

As Dave has told us....."we are all in it together."

Some of us!
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Old 09-04-2013, 12:19
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He also let the same word slip on his Saturday LBC radio show a few weeks ago. Getting to be a habit David?
Maybe he wants a bit of publicity, just to remind people he's not dead, because I thought he was as well!
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Old 09-04-2013, 12:30
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Probably better known for 'funking' Antonia de Sancha and Mona Bauwens when he was not only married, but a Minister in John Majors Government. Bauwens was the daughter of a wealthy Palestinian businessman who was a major fund raiser for the PLO and Mellor enjoyed the high life courtesy of Bauwen senior.

As Dave has told us....."we are all in it together."

Some of us!
Were there toes involved ? Or have I got the wrong person?
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Old 09-04-2013, 12:43
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Why would he need to say funked? What was the sentence he was trying to say?
It was meant to be flunked. As in missed the opportunity.
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Old 09-04-2013, 12:44
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Were there toes involved ? Or have I got the wrong person?
That was Sarah Ferguson I think and some bloke called Steve
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Old 09-04-2013, 12:46
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That was Sarah Ferguson I think and some bloke called Steve
Oh thanks, memory playing tricks again.
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Old 09-04-2013, 13:44
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Toe-sucking was certainly mentioned, along with wearing a Chelsea shirt while funking, but this seems to have been an invention of Max Clifford's.
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Old 09-04-2013, 14:45
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This Morning is going up in my estimation. Owen Jones again this week. More please!
I do hope this bizarre little 1970s Dave Spart recidivist soon gets ostracised by TV, leaving him more time to make Dennis Skinner seem forward-thinking.
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Old 09-04-2013, 17:42
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Remember in 1997, when he lost the election and ranted at the microphone against that anti-EC tycoon who beat him, who stood by with his mates laughing and clapping, going, 'Out! Out! Out!'
James Goldsmith. And yes, it was hilarious!
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Old 09-04-2013, 17:50
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Mellor ruined 6-0-6 on Five Live. It's never recovered. Going from Danny Baker's brilliance to David's 'As I said to my friend Ken Bates....' was awful.
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Old 09-04-2013, 17:51
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Toe-sucking was certainly mentioned, along with wearing a Chelsea shirt while funking, but this seems to have been an invention of Max Clifford's.
Is this the same Max Clifford who seems to have gone very quiet lately about highlighting other people's shortcomings in the national press?
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Old 09-04-2013, 18:56
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This Morning is going up in my estimation. Owen Jones again this week. More please!
He is very good on social issues.
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Old 09-04-2013, 19:17
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No he's not.
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Old 09-04-2013, 19:40
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Remember in 1997, when he lost the election and ranted at the microphone against that anti-EC tycoon who beat him, who stood by with his mates laughing and clapping, going, 'Out! Out! Out!'
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOznj...ailpage#t=538s

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