How to tell if you're Australian

by Chris O'Regan

Here's the latest response to my E-Z home test for detecting Americans. Chris is a linguistics student at the University of Queensland, which is in Australia somewhere, and hails from Brisbane, which is in Australia somewhere. He says he enjoys ruminating on the Australian psyche and is interested in its speech characteristics. He was learning Verdurian for awhile, but otherwise seems sane.

If you're Australian... Life in the Lucky Country Politics-- a lousy spectator sport The Rine in Spine faws minely on the PlineHis Excellency Sir What's-His-NameAussie Aussie Aussie! Oi! Oi! Oi! Out past Woop-Woop Space and Time: This is similar enough to the American version to avoid having to repeat it here.