Pete Tong reading out his Radio 1 website address in 1995 has to be heard to be believed

“The remarkable moment Pete Tong read out his #Radio1 website address for the first time in 1995″ writes @Julian5news over on Twitter.

Hearing Pete Tong making a meal of an admittedly difficult website address is a portal into a different time when all this stuff was new.

Here’s the transcript – imagine trying to say this out loud.

“And we’ll post it out there on the BBC homepages of the internet. And I keep saying that and not giving you the address.

It’s very complicated so here it comes.

H T T P

colon

forward slash

forward slash

w w w

dot

b b c n c

dot

o r g

dot

u k

forward slash

b b c t v

forward slash

p

forward slash

tong

forward slash

index

full stop

h t m l

I know it doesn’t make sense but if you’ve got a computer and you’re outthere on the internet you’ll understand what I mean.”

We’ve checked and sadly http://www.bbcnc.org.uk/ is now offline but we can tell you that bbcnc meant “bbc network club”. Hooray!

Source: Twitter/@Julian5News