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can not remember if these have been posted before..

Being Australian is about....

driving in a Foreign made car to an Irish pub for a Belgian beer, then traveling home, grabbing an Indian curry or a Turkish kebab on the way, to sit on Swedish furniture and watch American shows on a Japanese television.

and by the way...... 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 off the shelf medication at the

back of the shop, where healthy people can buy cigarettes at the front counter.

Only in Australia ... do people order double cheeseburgers, large

Fries and a DIET COKE!

Only in Australia ... do banks leave doors open and chain the Pens to

the counters.

Only in Australia..... do we leave cars and boats, worth tens of 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.


* 3 Aussies die each year testing if a 9v battery works on their


* 58 Aussies are injured each year by using sharp knives instead of


* 31 Aussies have died since 1996 by watering their Christmas tree

while the fairy lights were plugged in and switched on.

* 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.

And finally......... In 2000 eight Aussies cracked their skull whilst throwing up into the

toilet bowl.

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