London Cabbie Mistaken for Expert

By sizemore Last edited 147 months ago
London Cabbie Mistaken for Expert

Nice slip by the BBC here:

Not only that, but the stocky black man with the strong French accent bore little resemblance to the picture on the expert’s website, which showed a slim white man with blue eyes and blond hair. The corporation’s News 24 channel apologised to its viewers yesterday and admitted that its interviewee was not Guy Kewney, the respected editor of Newswireless.net, but a local taxi driver. The cabbie, who is better qualified to talk about traffic jams in Shepherds Bush, answered questions for several minutes on Apple Computer’s victory at the High Court against Apple Corps, the record label for the Beatles...

The best bit is his expression at the start of the interview:

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Last Updated 15 May 2006