Re: Translation please!
Mark McCormack (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 20 Mar 1997 20:45:44 +1000
Oh dear oh dear
Where do I start to educate these sad souls in the North. A Pom, coming
fromthe term pommy granate is of couse and englishman or woman, versus us
low life colonials. But beware don't call a Jock a Pom or you will really
be in trouble.
Cricket, it is such a wonderful game, a game that can last for 5 days and
still have no result. Australia has defeated the Boks in the first 2 test
matches and now we are ready for the white wash of defeating them in Cape
Town starting this Friday. The South Africans created a Spongy wicket at
Port Elizabeth but Australia still won.
In a couple of months time there is an Ashes tour of the UK, this is a
tradition of nearly 120 years, starting in 1878 when the Australians
defeated England on there home soil.
Sacriledge calling the cricket bat, a thing of beauty made from willow a
stretched table tennis bat (ping pong???).
A great day at the cricket is a lazy day, watching the game with a drink in
one hand and having a yarn with ya mates, no probs. Beware if ya bring a
If you ever go to India or Pakistan, in the big cities the only green grass
is the cricket field.
Did you know there is talk of building a cricket field near Disney World in
Just wait till we take over the world with Aussie rules Footy.
(hahahahaha Long live the great Australian Icon)
>Poms, Pommy Swamp's, Crickets, is that a game played with a long ping
>pong paddle on sunny days by guys in there Sunday suits and straw hats?
> Methinks there's some green grass all around too. Do Poms play it?
>What language does this "Evil Snigger" from down under speak??? Help
>JRE Skipper Ship1