The Art of the Australian Insult


Belinda the shark the dog’s bollocks of fish
July 10, 2008, 4:13 am
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“A large shark like that would stick out like dog’s balls.”

Taronga¬† Zoo’s shark expert – who, fittingly, is named John West – comments on claims that a 7 metre Great White shark is lurking in Tuggerah Lake on the Central Coast. Naturally, the shark has already been named “Belinda”.



Always back the horse named self-interest
June 3, 2008, 4:32 am
Filed under: Classic Australianisms, Politicians

“Always back the horse named self-interest, son. It’ll be the only one trying.”

Jack Lang.