What he said:
"It’s one of the better items of post you get through the letterbox – certainly better than a gas bill."
English Test skipper, Andrew Strauss, is suitably chuffed at being annointed an Officer of the Order of the British Empire.
What he really meant:
"Are you enthused about bills, especially utilities? Not me. This is one piece of post I’m thrilled to receive."
What he definitely didn’t:
"The sun never sets on the British Empire—not the cricketing one."