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.
— Julian Druker (@Julian5News) September 30, 2017
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
w w w
b b c n c
o r g
b b c t v
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!