The Art of the Australian Insult


We’re not getting meaner, we’re just stressed
July 4, 2008, 3:30 am
Filed under: Crime, Lifestyles | Tags: , , ,

“People aren’t just growing meaner, we’re getting worn down by traffic congestion, crowding, petrol prices, poor services and a whole range of issues. And what appears to be a spontaneous outburst actually involves a build-up of extreme frustration or anger.”

James Arvanitakis of the University of Western Sydney comments on the increase of glassing assaults in NSW.

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