Gracious Welcome?

While covering the Oxford-Cambridge boat race in 1977, BBC commentator Harry Carpenter made a remarkable announcement. "Ah, isn't that nice," he declared. "The wife of the Cambridge president is kissing the cox of the Oxford crew."

["I can't tell who's leading," John Snagge declared during another race. "It's either Oxford or Cambridge..."]

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