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FRISIAN HANDBALL One of a number of ludicrously parochial Olympic demonstration sports (see also: Basque Pelota, Swedish Gymnastics, Finnish Baseball), this hybrid tennis-British Bulldog type thing was only of the remotest interest if you lived in the northern Dutch province of Friesland, and even then probably barely.
I mean, ludicrously affected" Hugh Laurie on Stephen Fry "They would rather microwave their own eyeballs than have the Hopkins on" Outspoken columnist Katie Hopkins saying that the BBC would never invite her on Strictly Come Dancing
SAT waiting into the early hours for Calderdale's election results to appear I wondered why we persist with such a ludicrously outdated pencil and paper system.
Visually mesmerising, it manages to bundle in ludicrously high tension.
The US and Russia, since the end of the Cold War, have made only ludicrously small reductions in their huge arsenals; they could easily get rid of two-thirds each yet still have enough to lay large tracts of the Earth waste.
After about 48 confusing weeks, BBC1's tedious dud The Voice and its ludicrously labyrinthine rules have finally gone live.
Unable to show respect for an old lady passing away after a series of strokes, he shamefully and ludicrously attempts to compare her with Hitler.
Watch out for co-star Robert Hooks, the director''s father, who plays FBI agent Henderson, and also Elizabeth Hurley making her movie debut as a ludicrously miscast English air hostess The plot was originally supposed to take place during the night, but it was changed to a daylight setting in order to save a few dollars on the budget.
If an Italian bloke called Roberto can be sacked by a ludicrously wealthy club for almost getting knocked out of the Champions League then what hope for an Italian bloke called Roberto whose ludicrously wealthy club has actually been knocked out of the Champions League?
Harry Deane (Colin Firth) is a much-abused gopher for the ludicrously rich businessman Lord Lionel Shabandar (Alan Rickman).
I am, therefore, appalled that local radio in general, and Radio Merseyside, in particular, is being targeted for some of the harshest cuts under proposals ludicrously termed "Delivering Quality First".
Having been on international duty all the way through England's ludicrously congested winter programme, the pair will now take a break and miss Warwickshire's first three four-day games, all away, against Somerset, Worcestershire and Durham.