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11 Things Americans Get Wrong About Australia


World  (tags: Australia, popular myths, society, Society and Culture, world )

Cal
- 221 days ago - alternet.org
Fosters is not Australian for beer, forget the "shrimp" on the barbie...but the dingo really did eat the baby.



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Michela m. (3904)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 5:42 am
NOTED
 

Elizabeth Goldstone (50)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 9:31 am
yesssssssssss Australia Is AUSTRALIA and is a special place!!!
 

Winn Adams (191)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 11:23 am
Thanks
 

Aaron Bouchard (127)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 2:58 pm
signed and noted thanks
 

Walter Firrth (64)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 3:05 pm
There are times we may think this a lousy country with a lousy government until we travel to other countries.and then we realise what a wonderful country it is with a great system of government.There is nowhere one earth white like it.
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 4:11 pm
Thanks Cal--couldn't agree more.
 

David B. (38)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 5:38 pm
Thanks Cal... Why does Care2 support allow you to post a post I have already posted?

Did the dingo really eat the baby? We still don't know.

What did you sign Aaron?
 

John B. (215)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 7:08 pm
Thanks Cal for the link to the informative article by Ms. Gummow. Interesting. Read and noted.
 

Peta Clarke (25)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 8:53 pm
Thanks Cal noted. Loved it I agree Australians are a breed of their own and we love. When and and others have traveled for a while and fly home, our first response is to want to get down and kiss the ground because we are home.
 

Mike H. (220)
Thursday January 23, 2014, 8:54 pm
Thanks
 

Julie Botsch (12)
Friday January 24, 2014, 5:42 am
Thank You. Fun Posting.:)
 

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Carol Cowbrough (95)
Friday January 24, 2014, 1:44 pm
An amusing read, thank you.
 

Mike Pattison (6)
Friday January 24, 2014, 11:14 pm
Thanks.

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John S. (301)
Saturday January 25, 2014, 4:58 am
Best beer in Australia is Red Back, and a prawn is not a shrimp (take a look at the underside of the tail specifically the second plate. On a shrimp the second plate overlaps both the first and third plates, but on a prawn the second plate will only overlap the third plate.) So it seems sometimes Australians get it wrong.
 

Wonder Girl (0)
Saturday January 25, 2014, 8:59 am
I absolutely love Australia and would love to go there or even better live there one day!
 
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