Quotes of the Week
Saturday 27 February 1999
Dame Thora Hird, actress (above)
"I am told there is a new, tough generation known phonetically as Bananas meaning Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything."
The Prince of Wales
"I am a rebel against strictness and also against logic."
Ken Dodd, comedian
"`Axed' is a negative word. This is a positive, forward move."
The spokesperson for the soon to be discontinued `Noel's House Party'
"The best way to end a canteen culture is to spend more time outside the canteen."
"I am considered attractive by some people and I've been completely ignored by others, so I know that I am somewhere in the middle."
Colin Firth, actor
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- 2 Stephen Fry explains what he would say if he was 'confronted by God'
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- 4 Benedict Cumberbatch's Alan Turing gay-rights campaign snubbed by Prince William and Kate Middleton
- 5 Kim Sears responds to swearing controversy with 'parental advisory' T-shirt at Andy Murray's Australian Open final
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