Blog: Billy Connolly on your sat-nav?
Dave Leggett | 16 April 2010
A press release informs me that I can now be given instructions by the voice of Scottish comedian Billy Connolly on the TomTom sat-nav.
Other available voices include John Cleese, Snoop Dogg, KITT, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Hopper, Kim Cattrall, Eddie Izzard, Sven Goran Eriksson – and even Homer Simpson.
If you choose to download Billy Connolly and his Glaswegian accent, there are a few quips thrown in for added authenticity I suppose – here are some examples:.
"After 300 yards you have reached your destination. You may thank me and remember that without me none of this would have been possible and you would have been hopelessly lost."
"Toll charge. I'm only doing my job. Don't shoot the messenger."
The mind boggles a bit. Will fellow Glaswegian comedian Frankie Boyle end up going down this road and what sort of 'jolly quips' would he make?
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