This morning, I was watching BBC News24. The presenter was Susanna Reid. I know she's shacked up with another bright young BBC presenter Mr D. Cotton, but what on earth was she thinking about when interviewing a spokesman, I think, for the Falmouth Coastguard. He was describing the rescue of an injured captain from a cargo ship somewhere near the Scilly Isles. Yes, the spokesman confirmed, the helicopter has the injured man and some of his friends on board and they are on the way to hospital. Then the gormless Reid came out with this pearler. "Was he winched up?"
Surely they asked to poor bugger to swim ashore.