The Art of the Australian Insult


“Make the bastards go and get a real job”
September 23, 2008, 5:06 am
Filed under: Business

“CONGRATULATIONS to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for its ban on short selling (“Total ban on short selling to shield market”, 22/9). Make the bastards go and get a real job, and produce real value, rather than making money by market manipulation. ASIC should make this ban permanent.”

Peter Gray, appropriately enough of Lower Plenty, Vic, in a letter to The Australian. Marjorie Biggins of Cooks Hill NSW, strikes a blow for the “older generation” by arguing that they did not go into debt:

“We’ve been telling you all for years that there would be tears before bedtime.”

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