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    Now this is vernacular

    Now this IS Australian vernacular. The "speedos" this man is wearing are referred to by Aussies as "budgy smugglers" (as in budgerigar), however, very dissapointingly this photo is taken from behind, so one can't actually see why we call 'em budgy smugglers. Enjoy ...
    I'm not an atheist and I don't think I can call myself a pantheist. We are in the position of a little child entering a huge library filled with books in many different languages. The child knows someone must have written those books. It does not know how. The child dimly suspects a mysterious order in the arrangement of the books but doesn't know what it is. That, it seems to me, is the attitude of even the most intelligent human being toward God.
    —Albert Einstein.

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    Cheeky !!!!!!
    Cheers MIKE.

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    Extremely cheeky, oh that I had such a fine arse.
    I'm not an atheist and I don't think I can call myself a pantheist. We are in the position of a little child entering a huge library filled with books in many different languages. The child knows someone must have written those books. It does not know how. The child dimly suspects a mysterious order in the arrangement of the books but doesn't know what it is. That, it seems to me, is the attitude of even the most intelligent human being toward God.
    —Albert Einstein.

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    Do you also get the occasional parrot smuggler and lots of wren smugglers?
    Cheers MIKE.

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    I agree cheeky, it's when they start smuggling toucans you have to worry.


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    yes indeed - a man that calls this a toucan smuggler is simply bragging (or lying more likely!!)
    I'm not an atheist and I don't think I can call myself a pantheist. We are in the position of a little child entering a huge library filled with books in many different languages. The child knows someone must have written those books. It does not know how. The child dimly suspects a mysterious order in the arrangement of the books but doesn't know what it is. That, it seems to me, is the attitude of even the most intelligent human being toward God.
    —Albert Einstein.

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    We call that a "banana hammock" here in the mid-west!

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    Hmm. I guess ostrich smuggling might be a bit of a stretch.
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    Dunno Robin, as it's Australia, surely Emu Smuggling might be more appropriate!!
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    Not if it's Rod Hull's Emu.


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