minutes after a gaffe was made on air by contributor, General Patrick
Cordingley, this morning.
General Cordingley, who was speaking about military matters, offended a
large number of listeners by using the phrase ‘nigger in a woodpile’.
number of calls and e
mails that came into the programme after the General had used the
phrase that many listeners were offended.” Twenty minutes later an
apology was read out on the programme: “Earlier in the programme one of
our contributors used a phrase that many of you found offensive.
General Patrick Cordingley wishes to apologise for using the phrase
and any offence he has caused.”
air said: “It just jumped out as being inappropriate and offensive.”