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Shock Big Brother Voting Scandal

sophie-reade6TO remind you that Big Brother is being broadcast, Channel 4 have courted controversy by asking viewers to vote for Kris and Marcus via a single phone number.

The Sun smells a “voting scandal”, as it must. And the rest of us wonder if anyone who spends money voting on a Big Brother pays the phone bills at the secure institution in which they are housed.

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Posted: 8th, July 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment (1)


Big Brother Eviction: Freddie Fisher And Sophia Brown

freddie-fisher-big-brotherIS it Freddie George-Fisher or Freddie George Fisher? That hyphen may well mean a lot to Freddie, nicknamed Halfwit by Big Brother, and Farty Meldman by Anorak on account of his resemblance to the late great Marty Feldman.

The Fowler brothers, first editors of the Concise Oxford Dictionary, wrote in their preface to the 1911 edition:

We have also to admit that after trying hard at an early stage to arrive at some principle that should teach us when to separate, when to hyphen, and when to unite the parts of compound words, we had to abandon the attempt as hopeless, and welter in the prevailing chaos.

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Posted: 10th, June 2009 | In: Celebrities | Comment