Petulant Today show identity Tony Jones has called out fellow Channel 9 reporter Sarah Abo for using a popular US expression ahead of Saturday’s AFL Grand Final at the MCG.
Jones was in a pedantic mood on Friday, instantly reacting when Abo referred to the highly anticipated decider between Geelong and Sydney as the ‘big dance.’
‘TJ, Geelong will enter the decider as favourites. They have won 15 games straight, that’s quite something. Do you reckon they will keep it up on Saturday for the big dance?,’ Abo asked.
It prompted Jones to declare he ‘hates that expression’ and that he was keen to ‘put a veto on it’ before lamenting how ‘Americanisms are creeping in.’
Back in 2017, Jones penned an opinion piece which ran on Today’s website ahead of the AFL Grand Final between Richmond and…