The folks at the BBC have seen fit to compile a list of Barkerisms. A selection of our favorites:
- "The man who invented the zip fastener was today honoured with a lifetime peerage. He will now be known as the Lord of the Flies."
- "The toilets at a local police station have been stolen. Police say they have nothing to go on."
- "Should all married couples be frank and earnest? Or should one of them be a woman?"
Barker truly epitomized the kind of old-school comedian that can be funny without having to resort to profanity.
— Red "Shit, I wish I was that f*cking funny" Panda, Light Reading