Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

“Sid’s gibberish reveals darts’ hidden allure,” by “Leapin’ Larry L,” from

“Sid’s other vocal trademark comes in real handy as a wake-up call. This consists of him starting what sounds like a reasonable, considered sentence in a normal tone of voice, and halfway through suddenly starting to yell like several dancers from a hip-hop video have materialised in his trousers and commenced to ‘bust a move.’ The finishing hold is Sid’s berserk turn of phrase, consisting in equal parts of lousy jokes delivered with gusto, old sayings he just made up, words liberated from their confining dictionary definitions and a complete freedom from anything resembling context.”

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Grant Barrett