The proud presenter said: "This little man with a duffed-up face, slitty
eyes, toothless, bald, bow-legged and no name, clutched me with his tiny fingers and captured my heart.
I had a very prominent chin, my lips were very thin and I also had slitty
That one there Jess, the slitty
one, was the result of your mother throwing a plate of food down the stairs at me.
This little man with a duffed-up face, slitty
eyes, toothless, bald, bow-legged, no name, clutched me with his tiny fingers and captured my heart.
n Telling British students in China, he told them: "You'll get slitty
eyes if you stay here too long.
While on a visit to China in 1986 he warns Edinburgh students in Xian: "If you stay here much longer, you'll get slitty
Whether it's asking Aborigines if they still throw spears or saying that if you stay in Asia too long, you'll get slitty
eyes, the man is a comedy genius.
Not in China, where he made remarks about slitty
eyes; not in Hungary where he talked of Hungarians having pot-bellies; not among the handicapped - he upset a group of deaf people only the other week by saying that their music was so loud it was no wonder they were deaf.
1986 - During a tour of China, Prince Philip loudly advised a British student studying in Beijing, "Don't stay too long or you'll go back with slitty
eyes" and in New Zealand the Queen was targeted by bare-bottomed Maori protesters attempting a 21-bum salute.