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"The sort of people who buy Crunchy Nut Cornflakes because they have an innate desire, but class-ridden reluctance, to eat Frosties."

- James May neatly sums up middle-class pretensions, in 1998.
Crunchy Nut Cornflakes pretend to be more healthy. There's absolutely no doubt that Frosties will turn your kids into a hyperactive cartoon tiger.

Nothing quite beats the attempt to make boring Weetabix appeal to kids by turning it into a gang of Cockney tough guys.
"Like having a pink toilet seat hanging round my neck for the rest of my fucking life."

- Jeff Beck talking about how the fallout from a hit single (Hi Ho Silver Lining) was affecting his other career as a serious musician.
"The most distressed surface this side of Jeremy Clarkson's face."

- James May. Not sure which was being more maligned - the potholed road he was describing, or his esteemed colleague ...
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"Actually I don't play in the studio, I have someone else who takes my place. Jim Page comes in."
- Ritchie Blackmore (presumably joking) in 1978.