2014.06.24 A Dropkick and a Punt
The sports day has not been postponed, it's been cancelled.
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Australian slang of the week: Drongo. The Spangled Drongo. All the nutrients are in motion in the rainforest. A dropkick and a punt. MH370 flown by drongos. Vella lost his visa appeal. Vella's sons were allowed to return. Gentlemen motorcycle enthusiasts succumbing to heart attacks. Krogers were not the right fascists - it was actually Rod and Daniele Kemp. The Big Mango and chickens on meth. Tassie forests saved in less than ten minutes. A forest is a place of work. Inciting protests will be against the law in Tassie. Ginia Rinehart is an oxygen thief. Giant boob turtle. The Skywhale - Patricia Piccinini (http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/art-and-design/canberrans-aim-a-harpoon-at-skywhale-20130517-2jrvi.html) Live animal exports to Iran. Sheep missionaries. Livestock transport ship propaganda films (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G9oV5Ns9Z0Y) Barnaby Joyce casts aspersions on the Kiwis of the northern hemisphere. Lemb. 500000 lemb carcasses a year to China. V&V Walsh - Grand Farm. RIP Felix Dennis. Oz Magazine. Richard Walsh, Richard Neville and Felix Dennis. The Heart of England Forest (http://www.heartofenglandforest.com). Andy Coulson is guilty, Rebekah Brooks has plausible deniability. Blowing Rupert's Ego. Octogenarian jism. Abbott is a L-I-A-R. Sinodinos is a corrupt, unethical, c**t - welcome back to the front bench. Ipp on a federal ICAC. Greiner and the black lung, not coal. Coal. Tinkler and bribery in Queensland. Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Royal Bank of Scotland - well done. Sand mining on North Straddie. Queensland Government propaganda. Tim Carmody is not welcome. Whitefella face saving. Never corner psychotic people. Dr Gob's sister met Clive - he asked for the dining room. Was he polite? Quite personable. Unleash the chaos. Five point chaos safety harness. AFP close protection for Federal Ministers. Dear Front Bench. Reap what you sow. Kettling (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kettling) IPA, tobacco and plain packaging. Nothing happens when The Australian tells lies. Indonesian Presidential Election - Joko Widodo. Papua New Guinea politics. Egypt gets military aid and imprisons a journo. John Kerry visits Baghdad for 10 minutes. Sunni, Shia, and the rest. War Nerd on Iraq (http://pando.com/2014/06/16/the-war-nerd-heres-everything-you-need-to-know-about-too-extreme-for-al-qaeda-i-s-i-s/) Bendigo's proposed Islamic house of worship. Fertility rate as a dog whistle. Words that are out at Charles Sturt: "Aboriginal, church, psychotic". Developmentally delayed. The National Party leader is less memorable than Bleb Snifften. Ron Boswell gave a great valedictory, drawing attention to the rural poor. Is Barnaby a grub, a drongo or what? Barnabay has a crazy glint in his eye. Sue Boyce gave a great farewell also. Dog whistling. Proxy war between Vietnam and China. Ukraine still burning. Blais offers Senkaku (Diaoyu in Chinese), but not Spratleys and Paracels. Chinese line of claim says it all (http://online.wsj.com/articles/malaysia-china-keep-low-profile-on-1403622597) Quiet week in sport. Cricket. Sri Lanka and England. A decent bloke but a gormless dick. Next Summer Australian cricket season is 5 months long. Cricket World Cup. England v Afghanistan. Football. Warm November evening in 1997. De Oranje will be the winners. Hockey. Den Haaachcghhcgh. Jamie Dwyer on the scrapheap (informed by email). How do you pronounce Glasgow? David Villa gives head. AFL. James Hird will play again, or Gob and Wibbly lose a bet. Bowls. Mavis has words for Dr Gob.
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