World speed-talking trophy retained by BT terms and conditions voiceover man

Ted Davis, the voiceover artist on BT adverts, has won the World Speed-Talking Championships for a record 10th time. He puts his success down to squeezing the terms and conditions of BT contracts into a two-second slot at the end of every advert.

‘I’dliketothankmyfriendsfamily-andofcourseBT-forallthesupporttheyhavegivenmeinpursuingmydreamoftalkingincomprehensiblyfast,’ said Mr Davis, before adding, ‘termsandconditionsapplyyourstatutoryrightsarenotaffected.’

Mr Davis’s victory statement lasted only 2.3 seconds, breaking the current world record for shortest acceptance speech.

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Posted: Aug 1st, 2013 by

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