By Jeremy Clarkson
We all know that Jeremy Clarkson unearths the realm a puzzling position - in spite of everything, he wrote a bestselling booklet approximately it. but regardless of the looks of "The global based on Clarkson", issues don't appear to have more desirable a lot. in spite of the fact that, Jeremy isn't really a person to renounce simply and he's determined to have one other move. In "And one other Thing", our exasperated hero discovers that: he inadvertently dropped a bomb on North Carolina; we're all going to blow up on the age of sixty two; Russians glance undesirable in Speedos - yet now not as undesirable as we do; nobody must have to fret approximately being invoice Oddie's lengthy misplaced sister; and, he should still most likely be nicer approximately David Beckham. Thigh-slappingly humorous and - as ever - on your face, Jeremy Clarkson bursts the unnecessary little bubbles of the idiots whereas celebrating the exact, the original and the sheer bloody brilliant...
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Damn right,” he growled. “Damn fool idea-but the only one we have going. I am Admiral Benbow, head of League Navy Security. ” The Admiral’s mixed metaphors were as bad as the professor’s academese. Was clear speaking becoming a lost art? “Come on,” I said. ” He slammed down into a chair. “If that is a beer I’ll have one too. No I won’t. A double, no a treble high-octane whisky. No ice. ” The robobar supplied our drinks. He drained his while I was just lifting mine. “Now hear this. The expedition concerned was returning from their planetary dig when their ship experienced communication difficulties.
I’ll get it-and censor it. ” Which was of course an outright lie. “Give them code names as well as numbers, conceal their identities. ” This took a bit of time. I went for a long jog to loosen the muscles. Then, while my clothes were being zapped clean in the vacuum washer, I took a hot shower followed by a cold one. I made a mental note to get some more clothes soon-but not until this operation was up and running. There was no escaping that deadly clock that was ticking off the seconds to doomsday.
In the end I turned off the sound and watched the laser beams, exploding fireworks and physical acrobatics. I made sketches, mumbled to myself a lot, spent a great deal of the university’s money. And built an incredible amount of complicated circuitry into the existing electronics. Reluctantly, the Admiral produced the extras I asked for and I modified everything in the machine shop. It was altogether a satisfactory and fulfilling week. I also prodded the Admiral until he produced the promised payment of three million credits.
And Another Thing (The World According to Clarkson, Volume 2) by Jeremy Clarkson