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5 times the C-bomb was dropped on British TV

It’s the one word that every TV producer dreads to hear.

Which, in our immaturity, is why we find it so hilarious when it finds its way into a broadcast. 139 more words


I’ve spent my whole life being told I have a face like a horse. You are just what you are, aren’t you? – Jeremy Paxman http://ift.tt/1TtQK27

Jeremy Paxman

Is there a Useless Language?

Recently, Jeremy Paxman, said something controversial. He said that French is a useless language. He went on to say that English is the only language we need. 215 more words


The English - Jeremy Paxman

Subtitled The Portrait of a People, this has been on my bookshelves for a few years and comes under the umbrella of my latest money saving scheme – reading all the books I didn’t finish the first time round.   540 more words

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Jeremy Paxman and Rudolf Steiner on French language and culture

Jeremy Paxman, the BBC broadcaster who hosts University Challenge and was formerly the anchorman on the Newsnight programme, has upset French speakers by attacking their language as “useless” and saying that the French nation’s achievements are “long past”. 1,842 more words


Give Ps a chance

As if we didn’t have enough watching to fit in anyway, more turned up a few weeks ago. I was most excited about The Great Interior Design Challenge, but for some reason it paled after watching just once and we couldn’t muster the stamina to return to it. 330 more words


BBC Empire Episode 2 - Making Ourselves at Home Documentary - Jeremy Paxman

BBC Empire Episode 2 – Making Ourselves at Home Documentary – Jeremy Paxman

Published on Aug 17, 2014

Jeremy Paxman traces the story of the greatest empire the world has ever known: the British Empire. 150 more words

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