Countdown Almost F*^%~d
There are few things as funny as watching a television presenter struggle to ignore an elephant – on this occasion in the form of a naughty word – in the corner of the studio.
And yesterday Daily Mail reading pensioners were once again hovering over their phones, in the hope that someone would offend them and give them an excuse to call Ofcom for the fourth time that afternoon. Well someone has to maintain national decency.
On Wednesday’s episode of Countdown the letters F,U,C,K,E and D were drawn. While Mary Whitehouse span in her grave, no one actually had the balls to go for the obvious six letter word, with both contestants bottling it and going for ‘caged’ and ‘faced’. They missed out on some points there…