The loss of America's AAA credit rating(pause) shoutsloudly that there is risk in lending to America - which at a time of great stress in financial markets could be very (breath)destabilising almosteverythingintheworld - loans, goods,(thoughtful pause) services - is priced in or priced off the dollar(pause) It(longer pause) is the measuring stick of the world financial system and the global economy, or... or(pause) to put it another way, there is a problem.... Huw... errr Sophie?
Robert Peston's online reports to be punctuated in Peston
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'Pestonation' (not to be confused with Italy), n. (re: punctuation, intonation) the art of free-floating long, slow, deep breath or pause before shouting BUT loudly enough to make the interviewer jump and wake a sleeping rolling news sofa potato. Bastard.
'Punctuated in Preston', v. Stabbed somewhere up North.
Jeez, he's so annoying
He must have something on the Beeb, else why else would they employ him ? He doesn't know anything either.
Surely this can be expanded to a full FP ?
I did have all sorts of different length gaps, but when I "sent post" all the text was de-Pestonized.
I always assumed it was some sort of medical condition and the Beeb was doing 'the right thing' giving him this job...
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