Bore Da, Dyma'r Brawd Mawr!
After almost 13-weeks of keeping up to twenty-two contestants
in line, Big Brother appeared to have gone a bit mad this
morning as it addressed the group using total gibberish. Well,
actually, it was Welsh!
Of course, we're just kidding there and we mean no offence,
but it must have sounded like the all-seeing entity had been
on the raz to everyone but Glyn, who duly ran to the Diary
Room when a member of the group was summoned in his native
And when the excited youngster returned from his visit to
the omnipresent one, he was veritably chuffed to inform the
rest of the group, "It's a Welsh Big Brother!"
Glyn was duly quizzed over whether he thought this particular
BB was actually Welsh or had just learned the language, and
Glyn confirmed that it (he) was indeed from the hills.
And the multi-lingual schoolboy, who's first language is
Welsh not English, then turned translator for the rest of
the day, as Big Brother would speak nothing but Cymraeg...
erm, that's Welsh to you and me.
Seeing as 10% of this year's housemates have been speakers
of the language, it's fair enough that Big Bro should want
to practice its language skills, but that didn't stop Pete
joking that there should be a Tourette's Big Bro for him and
a gay one for Richard.
However, knowing what we do about TV and the people behind
the scenes, you can bet that at least one of the people who
lend their voice to the all-seeing entity fits into the latter
Hmmm... how do you say 'Hello sailor' in Welsh?!
Oh, in case you're wondering, the title of this article means
'Good morning, this is Big Brother!' Thanks to the Welsh
Language Board for their help with translation.
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