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the australians, poetry-reading, and the pretend polymath

The Australians live in house 62, although 666 would be more appropriate I feel. They seem to have crawled, like devils, up from Down Under bringing with them their apocalypse of disease, drugs, conflict and chaos. 247 more words

Why do Americans love Starbucks? Part 2 - Taste

Why is Starbucks coffee so bad?

In explaining last time why Starbucks is everywhere in the United States, I failed to mention the quality of the product it sells. 472 more words


Auntie Doris's "Thats Swearing" #10 Lord God Almighty

My father was adamant about it. “Thou shalt not take the name of The Lord thy God in vain!” There were plenty of other ways to sin of course, and my father knew them all. 474 more words


A Motorcycle Gang ;-) / Un Gang de Motard ;-)

Motorcycle ride to Malibu with  Trevor, Steve, Stewart, Don, Enrico and The Australians (Brisbane) : Leo, Gary, Paddo, Big John and Lindi (http://thehashimotorcyclediaries.com/2014/07/23/keep-calm-and-hashimoto-on/) 28 more words


Malaysian Airlines tragedy…

As I’m sure everyone knows by now, there has been a Malaysian Airlines plane that has been bombed straight out of the air in the… 601 more words


Talking bullshit in Australia vs. America

Let us begin by taking note of the “high tolerance of swear words” (Goddard 2006: 66) which characterises Australian speech practices, a point on which Anglo-Americans tend to differ judging from injunctions such as “Forget the image of The Sopranos. 423 more words

English Language (sort Of)

Biggles Sweeps the Desert

Tally Ho!

After fresh water and somewhere to cool down a few tinnies, air support will be high on any desert survival list. So enter No. 250 more words