Sport: Farr v. Baer

Accustomed to staccato sports-reporting by U. S. announcers, U. S. radio listeners rarely get such a chance to sample the discursive style of English sports announcers as they did last week in an account of a prizefight at Harringay Arena in London, broadcast by Announcer Howard Marshall. Excerpts:

"Farr has a lovely left. . . . Farr's left is out like a chameleon's tongue after a fly. ... A most satisfactory fight so far. . . . Farr's sitting pretty, thank you. . . . Farr is playing what we call a one to...

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