Check out the brilliant post at Other Men’s Flowers, subtitled, A dozen tactful phrases used to intimidate voice-over artistes: (here are a couple of my favorites)
Didnâ€™t you used to be an actor?
Weâ€™ve still got point three of a second to play with, actually. You can spread it over the whole read if you like.
A hat tip to Tim McLaughlin for linking to this post.