... a bit Suffolk
|th 4 Jan|
ANORAK ALERT No.24: In the Edward Norton/Jessica Biel film The Illusionist surely Jessica Biel's character Duchess Sophie von Teschen would have been posh enough that she could rise to the trot?
|th 21 Sep|
ANORAK ALERT No.23: OMG is an abbreviation Corey Harrison from Pawn Stars, it's not an acronym because you can't pronounce it. PIN is an abbreviation and an acronym because you can pronounce it.
|su 5 Feb|
ANORAK ALERT No.22: On Would I lie To You Gabby Logan and Danny Wallace if it's a bloke then he's a masseur not a masseuse.
|tu 22 Nov|
ANORAK ALERT No.21: We like short arse Lucy Porter but on Radio 4's The Unbelievable Truth she described Diss as a village .. it's got three supermarkets Lucy.
|sa 23 Jul|
ANORAK ALERT No.20: It would be more informative and informed BBC tv news to report Cavendish is in the green jersey not Cavendish is dressed in green, it's a bike race not a fashion show.
|we 18 May|
ANORAK ALERT 19: On Radio 4 in Ed Reardon's Week Ed corrects a bossy woman for using disinterested when she should have used uninterested but shortly afterwards he lets her get away with ironical.
|su 31 Jan|
ANORAK ALERT 18: Think you'll find Sam West that the very hot summer you had your very first canal holiday with your parents Timothy West and Prunella Scales was 1976 not 77.
|th 31 Oct|
ANORAK ALERT No.17: Tours (pronounced Tour) is a place in France ITV4 continuity man so it's Paree-Tour not the Paree tours.
|tu 15 Sep|
ANORAK ALERT No.16: On Radio 4 Mitch Benn reckoned original Elvis' bass player Bill Black was part of the 1968 comeback tv special, would have been quite a trick as Bill Black had died three years earlier.
|tu 4 Aug|
ANORAK ALERT No.15: If you're going to make a Camp coffee joke on Radio 4 Russell Grant you should know that it comes in bottles not jars.
|fr 26 Jun|
ANORAK ALERT No.14: A Purdey is a gun but not a rifle OAPs Behaving Badly voice over man.
|tu 16 Jun|
ANORAK ALERT No.13: It's pronounced Criterium du Dophinay ITV4 continuity announcer not Criterium du Dopheen.
|mo 15 Jun|
ANORAK ALERT No.12: The cover of Bob Dylan's Freewheelin' was in colour not black and white self declared clever person Professor Lisa Jardine on Desert Island Discs. ♫
|mo 8 Jun|
ANORAK ALERT No.11: LED stands for Light EMITTING DIODE How It's Made voice over man not Light Electronic Device.
|mo 4 May|
ANORAK ALERT No.10: In an episode of the Father Brown tv adaptation with Mark Williams this oily rag was never going inflate a bicycle tyre with a car pump.
|su 1 Feb|
ANORAK ALERT No.9: The Eagle was a comic not a magazine Radio 4extra continuity announcer.
|tu 2 Dec|
ANORAK ALERT No.8: It's RAF Bentwaters Katherine Nash not Brentwaters ... #BBC eh?
|fr 26 Sep|
ANORAK ALERT No.7: We rather like the unlikely l♥ve child of Wee Jimmy Krankie and a hobbit that is Susan Calman ... but she was way out when in her radio series Susan Calman is Convicted she claimed that as a Glaswegian student in 1992 there was no Internet ... the net's stumbling birth was during the cold war ... mind you she might be right about Glasgow.
|we 6 Aug|
ANORAK ALERT No.6: In a Julia Mackenzie Miss Marple party workers stuff envelopes ... we don't think anybody in the 1950s would have stuffed anything except a turkey ... far too common.
|we 18 Jun|
ANORAK ALERT No.5: Next time you're on the telly talking about the Hoxne hoard Professor Simon Schama pronounce it Hoxen not Hoxnay.
|we 12 Mar|
ANORAK ALERT No.4: In Kerry Godliman's very excellent Radio 4 comedy Kerry's List (she's even better as a stand up) her husband Ben lusts after a sunburst Fender Precision with humbuckers ... humbuckers?! ♫
|su 19 Jan|
ANORAK ALERT No.3: Lovejoy (the later series without Eric and Lady Jane on Freeview channel Drama) may be set in "East Anglia" but they seem to spend a lot of time in and around pubs with parasols branded Ridley's an Essex brewery and we certainly recognise the Moreton Massey near Harlow masquerading as Suffolk.
|sa 17 Aug|
ANORAK ALERT No.1: Telstar: The Joe Meek Story on BBC2 last night didn't use the actual 304 Holloway Road. ♫