Inspired by **bughunter ** on the excruciatingly boring Olympic thread:
‘The female commentator said the following with respect to the athlete preparing to lift: “I saw her snatch this morning, and it was perfect.”’
I thought there might be a little womb (sorry) for more gaffes. Two from the world of cricket (just to prove you don’t have to understand the game to get the joke):
“The bowler’s Holding, the batsman’s Willey.”
“Botham couldn’t get his leg over.” (After he was out because he knocked the bail off the stumps after losing his balance.)
The latter caused an outbreak of hysterics by the two commentators, one of whom had to retire from the commentary box, the other carrying on manfully after a long silence, punctuated by titters. Since they were doing a radio commentary, and there were no pictures to divert attention, the hiatus was marked. Needless to say, it’s become one of the most replayed events in sport.