Noticing the Dave Warner (C8) debate raging in Column 8, Dave Warner of Balgowlah writes in to “guarantee the throng of Dave Warner from the Suburbs’ suburban troopers on the market that the suburbs of Australia should not secure from me but. I’m making ready for the launch of my eleventh crime novel, out Monday (in the present day), After the Flood. Guide and music tour follows.” Useful little bit of self-promotion there, Dave.
Observing that the expression ‘plum job’ has featured prominently within the information of late, George Manojlovic says that “every time I hear it I’m reminded of my pricey previous dad. Again within the previous nation he had a plum job. He made slivovitz.”
David Rose of Nollamara (WA) has famous an oddity through the frequent telephone calls to the US he has not too long ago been making. “In Australia, we quote cell numbers as 4 digits, three digits, three digits. Within the US, the observe is three digits, three digits, 4 digits. A small change however, imagine me, it does appear to flummox the Yanks.”
As a “very passionate athlete within the extremely aggressive sports activities of leaping to conclusions, pushing my luck and flying off the deal with”, Sue Casiglia of North Ryde thinks “we must always develop the Commonwealth Video games (C8) to incorporate these, if solely as a result of Australia shall be assured a gold medal for my stellar performances.”
“The reply to John Lo’s query about how Parramatta bought to Texas (C8) is that it sailed,” says Neil Andrews of Melbourne. “It was a Blackwall frigate, rivals to the clippers, launched at Sunderland in 1866. It left Galveston, and an impression on Texas, in 1898 with a cargo of pitch-pine and disappeared.”
On a 2009 bike journey down Route 66 Andrew McCarthy of Toormina “stopped to take a photograph of the Santa Maria de Acoma Mission Church close to McCartys in New Mexico. Resuming our journey west, we noticed a left turn-off onto ANZAC Rd in the midst of the desert. Between 1926 and 1960 ANZAC Rd was a part of the Route 66 alignment.”
For Suzanne Saunders of Koonorigan, the query of a return of cereal field toys (C8) must put to the oceans and landfill websites, including, “What number of Tooly Birds, Loopy Critters, Nep-Tunes and SeaWeeders do you continue to have?”
In relation to toys in cornflakes containers (C8), Adela Parkes of Boat Harbour asks, “Who remembers heckling a nasty driver by asking in the event that they bought their licence from the cornflakes packet?”
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