Original URL: https://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/09/09/bbc_blooper/

BBC newsreader kidnapped by Phillip Garrido

Forced to bear children...

By Lester Haines

Posted in Bootnotes, 9th September 2009 12:06 GMT

BBC newsreader Jonathan Charles has been delivered a short, sharp and very public lesson in "importance of punctuation on the autocue and breathing":

The uploader responsible for this quite unfortunate comma failure is, according to the Telegraph, none other than the Beeb's economics and business unit supremo Jeremy Hillman.

We're delighted to see The Corporation has regained its internal sense of humour, sadly lacking since the 2006 Ozzie bin Laden video spoof outrage, which saw slapped wrists all round for a BBC London news team who recorded a version of (Is This The Way To) Amarillo? while dressed as comedy Arabs. ®