Saturday, August 05, 2006


>>Being Australian is about driving in a German car to an Irish pub>>for A Belgian beer, then travelling home, grabbing an Indian curry>>or Turkish kebab on the way, to sit on Swedish furniture and watch>>American shows on a Japanese TV.

>>Oh and... Only in Australia... Can a pizza get to your house faster>>than an ambulance.>>Only in Australia... Do supermarkets make sick people walk all the>>way to the back of the shop to get their prescriptions while>>healthy People can buy cigarettes at the front.>>Only in Australia... Do banks leave both doors open and chain the>>Pens to the counters.>>Only in Australian... Do we leave cars worth thousands of dollars>>on the drive and lock our junk and cheap lawn mower in the garage.>>Only in Australia... Do we use answering machines to screen calls>>and then have call waiting so we won't miss a call from someone we>>didn't want to talk to in the first place.>>Only in Australia... Are there disabled parking places in front of>>a skating rink.>>

NOT TO MENTION...>>3 Aussies die each year testing if a 9v battery works on their>>tongue.>>142 Aussies were injured in 1999 by not removing all pins from new>>shirts.>>58 Aussies are injured each year by using sharp knives instead of>>screwdrivers.>>31 Aussies have died since 1996 by watering their Christmas tree>>While the fairy lights were plugged in.>>8 Aussies had serious burns in 2000 trying on a new jumper with a>>lit cigarette in their mouth.>>A massive 543 Aussies were admitted to Emergency in the last two>>Years after opening bottles of beer with their teeth.>>Finally.....In 2000 eight Aussies cracked their skull whilst>>throwing up in the toilet.>>


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