The Art of the Australian Insult


First the N-word, now for Coon Cheese
September 26, 2008, 3:05 am
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“If they can prove to me that Edward Coon was a famous cheesemaker, I will drop my campaign.
“If they can’t do it, I’m going to fight them all the way, just like I did with Nigger Brown.”

Anti-racism campaigner and Toowoomba academic Stephen Hagan, who is not convinced that Coon Cheese was really named for a man who revolutionised the cheese-making process.

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