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Re: English Announcers

At 6:45 PM +0900 96.11.19, Elin Melchior wrote:
>Are the English announcers actually at the basho?  They never show them on
>TV and the other day one of the women said "down in Kyushu".

Nope. They sit in a studio in Tokyo, no matter where the basho is.

>Does anybody know where Dave Wiggins is from?  (We're having an accent
>argument in my office.)

I don't remember for sure, but I have a recollection of him being
from Ohio. Maybe that's where the "Holy Toledo" comes from.  :-)