Sunday, August 17, 2008

Back When Peach Crayons Were Called 'Flesh'

The BBC thoughtfully provided 'flesh' coloured face microphones for the Olympic commentary team with the idea that they will be almost invisible on camera. Sue Barker sports one, which makes it look as if the poor woman has some sort of cancerous growth spouting from her cheek.

Colin Jackson though is a black man, and the BBC choice of 'flesh' tone is a rather embarassing caucasian pink. Foot, mouth, insert.

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