Fantastic story from the Open Europe blog today:
EU Internal Market Commission Charlie McCreevy addressed a group of businessmen in London last night.
"His audience quickly became restless and ignored him. The MC had to ask for silence several times. When McCreevy finished there was mocking applause.”
Worse was to follow; Ruby Wax gave the next after-dinner speech, wryly thanking McCreevy for "warming up my audience", before going on to say "He spoke for 20 minutes. It seemed like 20 years."
Read the whole, glorious article here.