The Art of the Australian Insult


“Some of us like Fords, some of us like Holdens”
September 9, 2008, 6:17 am
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“Why is that racist? Why is it discriminatory? It’s very simple: people like some things but don’t like other things. Some of us like blondes, some of us like brunettes. Some of us like Fords, some of us like Holdens. Why is it xenophobic just because I want to make a choice? If I want to like some people and not like other people, that’s the nature of the beast.”

Emil Sremchevich, president of the Camden/Macarthur Residents’ Group, which notoriously rejected a proposal by the Quranic Society to build a school in the area. The Residents’ Group has subsequently welcomed a Catholic organisation’s plans to build a 1000-student high school nearby.



“She’ll choke on her own words”
June 2, 2008, 11:02 am
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“Eventually she’ll choke on her own words.”

Kate McCulloch, putative Pauline Hanson successor, according to a 72 year old Camden farmer, quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald.