Raymund Phule (Fireproof)
Raymund Phule (Fireproof)

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Location: San Diego California
Member Since: 31st Dec 2001
Total posts: 2905
Posted:Aussies: Dislike being mistaken for Pommies (Brits) when abroad. Canadians: Are rather indignant about being mistaken for Americans when abroad.
Americans: Encourage being mistaken for Canadians when abroad.
Brits: Can't possibly be mistaken for anyone else when abroad.
Aussies: Believe you should look out for your mates.
Brits: Believe that you should look out for those people who belong to your club.
Americans: Believe that people should look out for & take care of themselves.
Canadians: Believe that that's the government's job.
Aussies: Are extremely patriotic to their beer.
Americans: Are flag-waving, anthem-singing, and obsessively patriotic to the point of blindness.

Canadians: Can't agree on the words to their anthem, when they can be bothered to sing them.
Brits: Do not sing at all but prefer a large brass band to perform the anthem.
Americans: Spend most of their lives glued to the idiot box.

Canadians: Don't, but only because they can't get more American channels.
Brits: Pay a tax just so they can watch four channels.
Aussies: Export all their crappy programs, which no-one there watches, to Britain, where everybody loves them.

Americans: Will jabber on incessantly about football, baseball, and basketball.
Brits: Will jabber on incessantly about cricket, soccer, and rugby.
Canadians: Will jabber on incessantly about hockey, hockey, hockey, hockey, and how they beat the Americans twice, playing baseball.
Aussies: Will jabber on incessantly about how they beat the Poms in every sport they play them in.

Americans: Spell words differently, but still call it "English".
Brits: Pronounce their words differently, but still call it "English".
Canadians: Spell like the Brits, pronounce like Americans.
Aussies: Add "G'day", "mate" and a heavy accent to everything they say in an attempt to be cool.

Brits: Shop at home and have goods imported because they live on an island.
Aussies: Shop at home and have goods imported because they live on an island.
Americans: Cross the southern border for cheap shopping, gas, & liquor in a backwards country.
Canadians: Cross the southern border for cheap shopping, gas, & liquor in a backwards country.

Americans: Drink weak, bad-tasting beer.
Canadians: Drink strong, bad-tasting beer.
Brits: Drink warm, bad-tasting beer.
Aussies: Drink anything with alcohol in it.

Americans: Seem to think that poverty & failure are morally suspect.
Canadians: Seem to believe that wealth and success are morally suspect.
Brits: Seem to believe that wealth, poverty, success and failure are inherited things.
Aussies: Seem to think that none of this matters after several beers.


Some Jarhead last night: "this dumb a$$ thinks hes fireproof"

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Flynt
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Posted:quote:Originally by Raymund: Aussies: Add "G'day", "mate" and a heavy accent to everything they say in an attempt to be cool. We ARE cool mate, we are! no need to attempt anything!

Currently on the right side up of the world.

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Ade
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Posted:and the point of that ray, was........

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Raymund Phule (Fireproof)
Raymund Phule (Fireproof)

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Posted:To offend people like you! J/K Dude if you didnt laugh at that, there is something wrong with you. I laughed at all of it, especially the knocks on the US, funny and true.

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Sundance
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Location: martin tennessee
Member Since: 14th Jun 2002
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Posted:just on the subject of words did most of you know what poi is??? it is the staple food of hawaii
\known as sweet potatoe the word they use for what we do is (luah)aka spinning fire)
just had a run in with a hawiian he set me strait.
i said the word poi and he lauphed yes i felt stupid


wazzzzzzzzup all im sundance from san antonio i dont know alot of you but i hope to get to know you better on here if your in san antonio write me a i.m. laters.........sundance

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Raymund Phule (Fireproof)
Raymund Phule (Fireproof)

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Posted:Isnt Poi Mauri? I get that alot too, but I just say its the same word with two different meanings from two differnt places

I guess nobody else got a laugh out of it... I thought it was damn funny and wanted to share it with others.


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adren@line
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Location: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Member Since: 28th Mar 2002
Total posts: 249
Posted:I laughed!! a few times actually, was that wrong??

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DsAds
Poi? Never!
Location: London
Member Since: 20th Feb 2003
Total posts: 316
Posted:Hey Raymond if it makes you feel any better i almost pissed myself laughing at your post!

Wicked!! and as you say very true!!

Just goes to prove that not all Americans are houmourless.

Take it easy.

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Is that magnets!?

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Toreador Vamp
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Location: Auckland
Member Since: 4th Mar 2003
Total posts: 70
Posted:I have seen it before. But i still laughed. My work mates looked worried... well more worried than normal.

And yes Poi is a new Zealand word. Check out the main page here on HoP

Vamp


Give a man a fire, and he's warm for a day. Set him on fire, and he's warm for the rest of his life
-- Terry Pratchett-Jingo

Reality is what refuses to go away when I stop believing in it.

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BurningByron
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Location: Australia
Member Since: 10th May 2002
Total posts: 340
Posted:Classic buddy well done!

HOW TO FLY 101:
step 1. Throw your self at the ground.
step 2. Miss.

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Location: sitting on the step
Member Since: 15th Apr 2003
Total posts: 2568
Posted:

she who sees from up high smiles

Patrick badger king: *they better hope there's never a jihad on stupidity*

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Astar
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Location: Nova Scotia, Canada.
Member Since: 8th Nov 2002
Total posts: 1591
Posted:I didn't laugh because it's not very clever. Also im not sure where they get some of these generalizations. Mainly the canadian ones. I think canadians are so inseparable from americans that the author had to make up stuff.

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