The Art of the Australian Insult


A truly Aussie badge of honour
October 8, 2008, 2:53 am
Filed under: Lifestyles

Serial letter-writer Con Vaitsas of Ashbury weighs in on Australia’s culture of drunkenness:

“It is seen as a badge of honour if you did something risky, darking and/or stupid while drunk. Unfortunately this behaviour is rarely condemned but accepted as part of being a ridgy-didge Aussie, especially if you are a sportsperson or C-grade celebrity.”

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