Posts Tagged ‘phone call’

It’s time to ban all abbreviations. Sometimes the abbreviation takes longer to say than the actual words. Stephen Fry pointed out that World Wide Web contains less syllables than “double-you double-you double-you”. Then there are the short words that are abbreviated. What’s the point of using @ instead of “at”? It still means you have […]


I got the sack from a radio station for what I wrote in my last blog. https://grahammack.wordpress.com/2016/04/24/how-to-get-people-to-call-in-to-radio-stations-again/ Ok, it wasn’t the actual blog that got me fired and the sacking happened a few years ago. I was dismissed for the way I handled on-air phone calls. In the blog, I explained how I now have […]


One of the funniest things I’ve ever heard on the radio wasn’t supposed to be funny. I was in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia in June 1993. I presented the 7pm to midnight shift on the local station “Rockin’ The Goldfields 6KG” so I listened to the station, whenever I could to get a feel of how […]