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14 February 2013

Conservation of chickens

While cooking the St Valentine's Day feast tonight, a roast chicken with a sauce of historic qualities and  an international reputation, I was taking a wee dram on the side, with a beer (Ochakovo originalno, the best), and listening to Atlantic FM, as I regularly do on the Internet radio.
     I heard an advertisement  for the station and for a new programme they are introducing, the details of which escape me. At the end of the advertisement, the announcer lowered his voice and speeded up his delivery, in a "Terms and Conditions apply" way. He put on a hunky American '50s advertiser voice and said this:
"No chickens were harmed during the making of this programme, only eaten."
     Pip! pip!

1 comment:

  1. Just heard on the radio: "No animals were harmed while making this program. Though we just ordered a bucket of chicken" :-)