Exclusive interview: The Twitter star who mooan and grooan till his heart’s content for Norwich City’s fans
09:53 27 January 2014
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Love it or hate it, Canary Call has become part of Norwich City folklore in recent years – and one mystery man is making sure the true spirit of the radio show is being enjoyed by Canaries fans around the world.
DUTT GOO WES BUH :’-(
ALREADY RENEWD THE CEASER TICKET: GOT A BARGUN - 23 GAYMES NEXT YARE COMPARED TUH 19 THIS YARE , SAME PRICE CUDNT BELEIVE UT BUH
“@NorwichCityFC: Chris Hughton: “It’s a game we really want to win.....” #NCFC SHUD BLUMMUN HOPE SO UNNALL BUH
I WISH THIS COOCH WOOD HURRY UP BUH, GROUND OPUNS IN AN HOOR AND I MIGHT MISS THE WARM UPS
AWAY FROM HUMM AND PLAARN UP NORTH. YOU KNEW WHAT THAT MEEN. #FARMSHOP @SandersCoaches
CHEAR UP THEO FROM WALCOTT BUH
GORRN BUHS, MAKE NEAYL PROWD TODAY WITH PLETTY OF BOOOERN AND MOOOONRN
SHINK ENGLUND CRICKET TEAM ARE AS GOOD AWAY FROM HUUM AS NODGE BUH, CORR BLASS ME
BON JORE BUH @marclibbra
“@Johnruddy86: Great win today. Showed some real resilience in the 2nd half. #OntoTheNextOne” THATLL BE FINE BUH, THASS ONLY SWAREZ
The identity of this man remains top secret and is known only by Delia Smith, Alan Partridge and Captain Canary.
He is the man behind the phenomenon which is the Canary Call Twitter profile, which has attracted over 7,700 followers for his hilarious tweets from the @01603617321 account.
The man behind the popular tweets has now shared just why he loves the cult BBC Radio Norfolk phone-in quite so much (and we use his answers in capitals – as well as some of his unusual spelling – as that is part of his Twitter style).
Q Can you remember when you first started your Twitter account?
A I GOT A POOTER IN 2008, CAPS LOCK BUTTON BRUKK IN 2009, I GOT INTERNET ACCESS (AT HUMM) IN 2010, AND SOME BLUKK CALLED STEVEN FRY KEPT GORN ON ABOUT THIS THING CALLED TWITTER WHERE YOU CAN MOON AND GROON TUH YUH HEARTS CONTENT. SO I THOUGHT I’D HAVE SUM-UH-THAT AND SIGNED UP IN EARLY 2011 - NORCH FANS SEEM TUH LIKE UTT.
Q What is it that you love about Canary Call so much?
A I LOVE HOW IT PROVIDE A GREAT FORUM FUH THE GOOD OL’ NORFOLK BUH TUH AIR HIS GREVIENCES – TUH TUT, MOOAN AND SHOUT THEIR NORFOLK ACCENT AT POOR OL ROB BUTLER OVER TH’ WIRELESS.
Q Who are your favourite ever NCFC players and why?
A 1. GRANT (FROM) HOLT – HE WAS A HULLUVAPLAAR & I REFOOS TO ACKNOWLUDGE HOOTUN HAS SOLD HIM BUH 2. CHRIS (FROM) SUTTON – COS HE’S FROM NORFULK AND WAS QUITE GOOD I SPUSS 3. GARY DOHERTY – HE TRIED HIS BEST DITTEE? 4. CODY MACDONALD – DESERVED TUH PLAY MORE
Q Do you think NCFC will avoid relegation this season?
A IM CONFIDUNT REGULATION CAN BE AVOIDED AND A LATE PUSH FOR EUROPE BE MAINTAINED. IN HOOTUN WE TRUST
Q Who has been your favourite Radio Norfolk summariser since Neil Adams had to hang up his mic?
A STOPPED LISTNUN WHEN NEYUL LEFT BUT IVE HEARD GOOD THINGS BOUT DARYL RUSSULL
Q Do you think Canary Call has ever recovered from the loss of Neil?
A NO BUH. FAIR PLAY TUH HIM THO, HE WON TH’ FA CUP WITH TH’ UNDER 16s OR SOMETHUN. HOPEFULLY HE’LL BE OUR MANGER ONE DAY.
Q What is your favourite way to deal with Ipswich Town trolls on Twitter?
A IF ANY OF THEM BUHS ANNOYED ME I’D PUT EM ON A SANDERS COACH UP TUH SUNDERLAND (NO STOPS AT THE A17 FARM SHOP ALLOWED) AND THEN TELL THEM THE GAMES BEEN CALLED OFF 30 MINS BEFORE THEY GET THERE DOO TUH SNOW. THEN DRIVE BACK – HEATERS ON FULL BLAST. THEN ASK THEM FOR A TIP FUH TH’ DRIVER.
Q Do you think Norwich will beat Newcastle tomorrow night? What team would you pick to start for NCFC?
A I SHINK WE’LL GET A SOLID 0-0 ON TOOSDEE NIGHT BUH. HOOTUN WILL PROBABLY DEPLOY TH’ PARK THE BUS (COACH 1 – REGULARS ONLY) STRATEGY. PREDICTED TEAM (FORMATION 6-4-0): RUDDY; WHICKER, MARTUN, BASSONG, BENNUTT, GARY DO, OLLSON; FER, JOHNSON, FOX, JESUS-GUTIEREZ.