Gone sleepin'

A shot or two of the waters of immortality can be potent enough to drive one to slumberland while on duty.

A shot or two of the waters of immortality can be potent enough to drive one to slumberland while on duty.

Ask an intern radio presenter at Mpower FM, an independently owned commercial radio station in Mpumalanga.

After starting on a high during his midnight slot on Saturday, listeners were surprised when the broadcast petered out to uncharacteristic lull. Hardly the thing music-starved insomniacs need to keep going at that time of the night.

Electricity load shedding, they thought.

But, lo and behold, the inebriated presenter had nodded off after a glass too many. Both the snore that rent the airwaves and alcohol fumes in the studio proved the fact.

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