At least Prezza speaks his mind

Last updated at 15:41 13 August 2006

John Prescott's inability to speak plain English may have been one reason why he was ousted as the Government's terror threat front man by Home Secretary John Reid.

But, unlike Reid, at least Prezza can laugh at himself.

When he had a brain scan after a minor accident, his long-suffering Hull constituency secretary Phyllis Clarke quipped: 'Did they find any syntax?' Prescott replied: 'Not a trace.'

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