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Aussies are not renowned for pulling punches so when the Australian Crime Commission declares top sportsmen and women in a wide range of sports are using performance and image-enhancing drugs, then you can be sure there is plenty of fire to go with the smoke.
As presenter of Channel 4 cult hit The Word from 1990 to 1995, Terry is known for his outlandish humour and not pulling punches when it comes to saying what he thinks.
I am excited about this product, but it felt like Microsoft was pulling punches with this announcement," Epps said.
Over the years he's had a few run-ins with the show's hierarchy and, at the age of 65 ("66 at the end of August"), he's not about the start pulling punches now.
That said, if the industry can grow as projected while buyers are still pulling punches, increased confidence could lead to knockout lift truck sales, and that's good news for everyone.