The Art of the Australian Insult


Positively plausible petrol pill
July 28, 2008, 3:17 am
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“Millions believe in alien abductions, virgin births (yes, there’s been more than one), homeopathy and the liver-cleansing diet. In comparison, a petrol pill sounds positively plausible.”

Regular letter-writer Debby O’Brien makes a good point about the Firepower scandal, which, argues Lindsay Cook, “demonstrates again that a persuasive snake-oil salesman can etxract large amounts of money from gullible and probably greedy people without any of the regulatory organisations taking worthwhile action”.

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