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Old 06-23-2010, 03:48 PM
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Default Re: A new Australian national anthem.

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Originally Posted by Pocket-full-of-gold View Post
Obviously, robustly sung to the tune of "Yellow Submarine"....and it's dragged out whenever they regain the Ashes, whenever they whip us at rugby or whenever I get caught at the bar with a bunch of lively, proud Englishmen....all too willing to remind me of our dubious heritage.
Ha, it all went past me. I'm guessing that they don't to sing it all that often so it would seem churlish to deny them that rare, precious moment in the sun :)

I'm trying to think of a country that doesn't have a dubious history. Are there any??

Ironic that a country founded on crooks is now one of the most peaceful in the world. Being distant is a pain when we have to spend twice as much on our music gear as the Yanks so - and have less quality and range. But it's good when it comes to reducing the potential for neighbourly tension ...
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