The Art of the Australian Insult

Princesses and Scottish sluts
November 14, 2008, 3:06 am
Filed under: Ethnic Insults, Neighbours

“A mother and son have been ordered to pay $23,100 in damages to a gay couple they harassed and vilified during a bitter neighbourhood dispute that was sparked by barking dogs.

Queensland woman Jean Lawson and her son Paul Lawson must also publish a 140-word apology in local and state newspapers after calling their one-time neighbours, Timothy Wilson and Shane McCollum, “faggots”, “poofs” and “princesses”.”

Report in the Sydney Morning Herald. Paul Lawson claimed that Wilson and McCollum called his mother a “Scottish slut”, a “Jewish whore”, a “mole” and a “bitch”.

“I’ll break your neck”
June 3, 2008, 12:02 am
Filed under: Business, Neighbours

“Get out of the fucking tree or I’ll break your neck.”

Carwash king Anthony Sahade to an arborist cutting down a dead tree on a neighbouring property.