Sunday, May 04, 2008

Australia, the newest third world country



I can be as critical of Australia as anyone, but really, third world? Although, parts of Australia do look like third world, but then every country has areas like that.

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  1. Australia is a developing country...unlike Blighty, which stopped developing centuries ago and now lies stagnant in the chemical tray.

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  2. So Central Australia has seceded from the rest of Australia then to become its own country ... third or otherwise.

    I blame His Royal Highness Prince Leonard of Hut and his consort, Declan!!

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  3. Andrew, they said 'developing'...not third world. And the conditions in Central Australia are that abysmal - I'm afraid. A bright on our landscape...but then again, Australia hasn't exactly become 'better' under Howard hasn't it?

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  4. Course Blighty is developing. London has new foppish Lord Mayor. Now that must be a first!!

    Is that non tax paying Prince still sponging off the Australian taxpayer? Oh so common among the titled.

    Developing is only a nice word for third world. As I may have said at school and received a slap across the face, 'Same diff, Miss'.

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  5. Boris Johnson...the old English sheepdog of British politics. Glad I don't live anywhere near London. Those Cockney voters more enamoured by celebrity than by local politics will soon find out what an old fashioned Tory b*stard really means. Fortunately, the mayor of Fleetwood forgot what party she stood for decades ago, when she turned ninety three.

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  6. Well it's a way of attracting phillestine's attention, Andrew. Can't argue with that...

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  7. Ah yes, Reuben. Phyllis Stein. Rick's missus. (The marriage of fish and foul - always a recipe for disaster.)

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  8. OK Hughes ... bring it on. Your challenge is to blend Rick Stein, Lord Mare Boris (non Scarlett) Johannson, Nigella Lawson, Delia Smiff and the other Two Fat Ladies in a 2 minute stir fry guaranteed to choke Jamie Oliver. (A culinary mercy killing worthy of a who's killing the over rated chefs of Europe Hercule Poirot investigamation.)

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  9. I'm sorry Lord Sedgwick, but I have no inkling of what you're on about. We're very simple here in Darebin.

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  10. Sorry Rubes, I'm no help to you at all. I've got no idea either. (That Svengali Hughes made me do it and then ran away to find another innocent impressionable young 60something.)

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  11. My history is much longer than yours Reuben. Third world was a respectable term and probably replaced 'colony' or worse in my vocab. Don't worry about M'lord. He is really old and you have to be almost as old to get his chatter.

    M'lord, you missed the most topical to throw into the electric mincer and of course Jamie should go in too.

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