Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 26th, 2019

OK, I’m outta here. Gorn.

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@JustJimWillDo @DavidFeng @dobes Wow, Jim, you’re an animal. WTF have you done to that poor knife?

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Histreepix Baby Hitler considers a moustacheless disguise to avoid assassination attempts, 1889. pic.twitter.com/6fu68ohxUI

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@DavidFeng @JustJimWillDo @dobes I’m just trying to establish the correct style, not solve your orthographic traumas.

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@JustJimWillDo @dobes I didn’t use parentheses in PLA(N), is that a bad?

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tracyalloway Bitcoin remains fairly valued according to my avocado-based pricing model, even after rising past $11,000. pic.twitter.com/j4NLDSPpXC

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@dobes Does it come with PLAN marines?

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@JustJimWillDo @dobes Surely you’re not suggesting that blockchain is over-hyped?

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@dobes Correct. And properly reheated food is certainly safer. twitter.com/jplonie/status…

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@dobes The blockchain will indelibly record whatever lie you first wrote down. twitter.com/jplonie/status…

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“Walmart China turns to blockchain for food safety” by @dobes, who must hate himself. zdnet.com/article/walmar…

Note..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bk

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Me at @zdnetaustralia today: “Australians fear China but want its technology: Lowy Institute poll”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LQ

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@bigjsl You don’t understand Sydney, John.

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bigjsl Every story I see about buildings cracking in Sydney say they’ve hired lawyers to help manage cracking. Lawyers?!?..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WP

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@RealNickHodge @jplonie No obvious source to be found quickly.

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@RealNickHodge @jplonie Also, most of the instances of this photo seem to be on websites for gentlemen who appreciate other gentlemen.

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@RealNickHodge @jplonie I’ve shot a semi-automatic weapon off the deck of a patrol boat at an oil drum, does that c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hQ

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@RealNickHodge @jplonie Well, they’re US Navy SEALs in UDT shorts. Ship not yet identified. twitter.com/navysealfrogme…

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@RealNickHodge @jplonie I’m assuming that’s the deck of HMAS Sydney?

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@dobes @rohan_p This is a very good article, exploring the why of these people as well as the what. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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SnarkyPlatypus Funny how nobody ever starts using drugs because they like them twitter.com/CandiceWyatt10…

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CapCartogis Great to see one of our maps used in ‘A Geostrategic SWOT Analysis for Australia’ @JohnBlaxland1 . Access the artic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…99

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“Germany’s New Mini-Reichs,” being Sovereign Citizens but with a German flavour. lareviewofbooks.org/article/german… Attn:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TA

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SquigglyRick visiting your country home town is just your mum updating you on who is gay now

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Australian journalists are self-serving morons. twitter.com/trentyarwood/s…

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cramforce Awesome, my dad’s car has a GDPR popup every time you turn it on

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awelder Reading The Riot Act was a British measure used at home and abroad to suppress dissent. Both the US and China had e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hj

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MichaelWestBiz Christopher Pyne story is classic new media. Corporate media, straight-faced, runs EY boast on getting Pyne to ramp..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HG

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Bronwyn’a latest plan to rid Australia of socialism. twitter.com/Peter_Fox59/st…

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@JulzM @SnarkyPlatypus Glad you’re enjoying it. It’s a remarkable piece of work.

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@SteveMolk You might well think that. I couldn’t possibly comment.

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@SteveMolk Some people — fools mostly — think you should stop when the joke is dead.

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I think the answer to all of these is The Blue Lagoon.

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@glengyron I found one. It’s a reworking of a traditional joke.

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@glengyron Maybe. I’ll delete it if I find a debunking.

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PrivateEyeNews A moving appeal: the new Private Eye is out now! pic.twitter.com/82H8vdDhlx

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@dvcotton @dobes @juhasaarinen Get a piece of card and a permanent marker.

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The queue for the Information Commissioner to review FOI application is a year deep. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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@jeamland That is just so Geoff Huston.

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@JustJimWillDo What else would you add up except money?

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dobes Dear non-media people,

Suck it

Signed,
The media twitter.com/ABCMediaComms/…

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@DrRhysPockett @johnb78 Counterpoint: It doesn’t sound that good either.

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DDsD Buy bitcoin!

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And here’s the Exactus Calculator, or some of them anyway. pic.twitter.com/vVMtMgrZxb

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s_crawford Compliance. pic.twitter.com/UJz9dckN51

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Anyway that’s enough for now.

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Also, a “mother-to-be frock” which seems somewhat… unlikely. pic.twitter.com/inwTN5YvYv

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I also like the exhortation to drink sherry three times a day, starting at 11am. pic.twitter.com/88m1qHMddM

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dannolan tea was invented to give english people something to do between complaints

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I’ll drop in this one, though, because as you can see it lists all the types of wine there are. pic.twitter.com/ir6xnsd3qZ

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elenajcama I’m looking for people aged 18+ in Australia who have used dating apps/sites to participate in an online survey for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oH

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@calebcluff Maybe I should do the occasional live-read / live-tweet of important historical newspapers like these.

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@JustJimWillDo What was Oxford Street like in 1952, I wonder.

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Actually I might come back to this later and do it in a more organised fashion.

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I’ll start on the advertising now.

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Why yes, shitposting from and correcting the text in the 13 Jan 1952 edition of “Truth” is definitely a valuable use of my time.

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naamanzhou New record for the most NSW sentence in history:

“The transport department has notified ICAC after a senior offic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B8

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@vealmince @dobes @mwyres @mattjhatton @andrewwhiteau Indeed. I’m finding it quite creepy looking at these stories,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…X5

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@dobes @mwyres @mattjhatton @andrewwhiteau A “bodgie” tries to blackmail a homosexual at North Bondi. pic.twitter.com/b1fALmbDII

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glengyron It begins. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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@dobes @mwyres @mattjhatton @andrewwhiteau The thing linking those two stories is that they both Happened. And they both happened Yesterday.

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@dobes @mwyres @mattjhatton @andrewwhiteau Shark news. Also a sly hint in the headline of the suicide story. pic.twitter.com/AFY35B8Kro

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@GreenJ What about Lasseter’s Reef?

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@dobes @mattjhatton @andrewwhiteau Well this is something we definitely needed to know.

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GreenJ Why stop at reviving the Bradfield Scheme …
I propose we immediately mount an expedition to search out the Inland Stwitter.com/i/web/status/1…KjPJ

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@jasminchill China is VERY keen to play down the Cold War angle right now. :)

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@dobes “Truth” was a magnificent newspaper.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Compliance liberates you from thinking, @Beaker. There’s that.

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Sulking. Since I’m alone, I might make a salad and laugh at it.

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Some people aren’t “made redundant”. They were redundant all along.

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@JamieTravers It’d be fun to see some analysis.

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Anyway, you can read this thing I wrote earlier. It has numbers in it. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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KingstonAReif 🤦🏻‍♂️

Q: “What message did you want to send to [Iran]?”

POTUS: “There is no message..I’ll tell you what the messa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aJ

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Trying to work up a tweet combining the Overton Window with Goatse, but it seems to be a bit of a stretch for me.

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I thought this Modest Proposal would get more traction, to be honest. Maybe there’s too many “Janet King” fans out..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hw

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vandroidhelsing bored at work so LISTEN UP, FUCKBUTTS, you ever wonder WHY you can’t LEGALLY MARRY CLAMS in the STATE OF MAINE? WELL STRAP IN [1/192]

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron I wonder who the equivalent of David Marr would be?

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Details to be worked out later. But I’d tell FotABC that there’d be 18 minutes per hour just to give them something..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lq

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Let’s de-fund the ABC and shift all the money to SBS. Everyone currently at the ABC has to re-apply for the equival..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jc

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@SnarkyPlatypus They already did the Ronnie Chieng thing. Asian student show? ☑︎

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TYPO: “Discussion of, say, renters or the unemployed or tradies is always by people talking about them, not the peo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BY

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Anyway, that’s enough Exhibits for now. The broad picture is obvious. And it shits me to tears. Also, I am definitely stopping now.

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The Friends of the ABC should have been bulldozed into a landfill decades ago. twitter.com/gths/status/11…

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pakwayne China’s most anticipated expo pic.twitter.com/jJ4oSOwhmQ

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@drearyclocks Oh absolutely. The world is an amazing place.

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@NewtonMark HAHAHA. Well played. Nah, I would never be acceptable any more because I Express My Own Opinions.

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Kill the fuckin’ lot of them.

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@DavidFeng @JaJaWa @zhongnanhai It’d be a good ringtone for @NewtonMark too. I might edit it down to one.

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@SteveMolk Oh, a second series was commissioned? Cool.

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@McElstuff This is what I hear too. So, excellent.

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@morebento Double J should not even be a thing.

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I am finding it really, really hard to stop now though. This is and always has been a very angry-making issue for me.

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Listen to ABC Radio any morning, either a local station or RN. Discussion of, say, renters or the unemployed or tra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dm

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The ABC has always noted, and occasionally been concerned, that its radio audience is old and middle class, but may..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aJ

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I’ve been whinging about this for more than 30 years, though, so I doubt it’ll ever change. Trying to get radio OBs..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ng

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Anyway, the Australia I see on the ABC does not reflect the Australia I see around me every day, with a few notable..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HH

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To take race out of it, the ABC tends to make lazy presenter choices in general, in my view. It feels to me like th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IN

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I suppose I should be clearer. In re this, it’s starting to feel like Mr Law is the ABC’s Official Go-To Asian thes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i2

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It is possible to get another token Asian on the ABC? I’m sure that one you have is lovely, but I’m getting right sick of him.

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@CptHollingworth Pedo
Pedas
Pedat
Pedamus
Pedatus
… Pedant?

Oh great, a Sindarin-Latin-English triple pun. What have I become?

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However it may not be quite as daft as it seems. Still daft though. twitter.com/FakeSamRitchie…

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For those of you who missed Tesco’s brilliant* food labelling strategy. twitter.com/Tesco/status/1…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jplonie @upulie This woman is more just disappointed in everything you do. pic.twitter.com/Y6FckGTTuC

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jplonie @upulie There are too many happy grandmothers teaching children to read in that stock phot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pB

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@SnarkyPlatypus Ah, I see you’ve caught up on the Tesco thing.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jplonie @upulie It might be more successful if you did, though. Or maybe as a condescending old As..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…46

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@jplonie @SnarkyPlatypus @upulie Or, from Martha Stewart, “20 Unexpected Ways to Use Vinegar Around the House” marthastewart.com/1121442/househ…

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@jplonie @SnarkyPlatypus @upulie He is the new Martha Gardener. “No 1980s house was complete without this book!”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aR

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SirArthurIndeed @Tesco @mattyjstock The concept of “Julian date” makes me feel queasy. pic.twitter.com/wyz9U5iK2o

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Pinboard “The car has agreed to stop pursuant to hitting a brick wall.” twitter.com/RepAdamSchiff/…

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@choiceaustralia Thanks for picking up on that. For reference, it was at Woolworths in Leura on Sunday. The unpacka..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…63

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choiceaustralia Unit pricing gone wrong. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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cathywilcox1 Booby trap.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/gx5dzN4E4k

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Note that my analysis of the numbers is different from @LowyInstitute’s. It’s a glass-half-full glass-half-empty th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MX

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Related:
“Huawei ramps up its technological Cold War propaganda” zdnet.com/article/huawei…
“5G just part of technolog..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aX

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australians fear China but want its technology: @LowyInstitute poll” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@SnarkyPlatypus You dress up as a backpacker from Birmingham.

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Listening to the latest @7ampodcast, “Protest in Hong Kong” pca.st/131R

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@jasminchill But they don’t both die? (I may be overthinking this.)

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Histreepix Brexiteers complain of “angry & stupid” cliché, giving them a glimpse of what it is to be subjected to prejudice. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…e0

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@bananapen67 You seem to have missed the sarcasm, and the asterisk. :)

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jeamland What Women Want twitter.com/tprstly/status…

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains facts and racism.

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GordyPls A link in an email signature to hear their name pronounced correctly is the first useful thing I’ve seen put in a s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U9

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MWhitbourn Woaaah. Alan Jones this morning talking about decriminalisation of drug use: “I never thought I would say this but..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xw

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Here’s the chart on attitudes to immigration. A significant shift in the last three years, and a worrying one in my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WU

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Going back to the @LowyInstitute poll, this chart on Australians’ views of China is rather interesting…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JB

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sharpquillets We really need to take a look at the security of our blood banks. twitter.com/jeremy_hunt/st…

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darth “again sir… the smaller fork on the left is for…”
“the filet o fish sandwich”
“…yestwitter.com/film_chevalier…CkvAYS

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@sciuruso @SnarkyPlatypus The Lowy survey is always fascinating. Most Australians know bugger all about Indonesia,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bt

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jonkudelka Was thinking this morning that it would have been handy if Jesus had said “please don’t be a dickhead, this overrid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IM

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I have an email reminding me that I must listen to this NEW THING by @JohnBirmingham because it’s out very, very so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aI

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A “constitution”, eh? Now there’s some lovely sleight of hand. twitter.com/byjacobward/st…

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See? Lawyers want to change the rules for everyone. Journalists, just for themselves. twitter.com/smh/status/114…

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@expectproblems I seem to be without vampires today. :(

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expectproblems Okay transitioning is now officially called “unholy transfiguration”. Sorry, I don’t make the rules. twitter.com/persenche/stat…

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@sciuruso @SnarkyPlatypus There’s a link to the whole report.

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best_in_dumbest You can’t get the
“Hate” out of
“Sulphates” pic.twitter.com/rk6Ywd6lrN

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“Accelerating technology has broken international trade rules,” apparently. From me “5G just part of technology’s ‘..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tu

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Hmmm. This phrase “rules-based trade system” is getting a lot of work these days. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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“Donald Trump’s trade war with China causing collateral damage, Scott Morrison says ahead of G20 Summit” abc.net.au/news/2019-06-2…

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Wed plan, draft: Eggs; quickly digest that Lowy Institute report, as well as the eggs; opine about it for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ei

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@SnarkyPlatypus If you click through to the actual report, you can get the age breakdowns too. I’ll see if we can get other data cubes.

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“The 2019 Lowy Institute Poll reveals significant changes in how Australians view our most important international..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hX

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NewtonMark Why only journalists, though? twitter.com/johanBalance/s…

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Oh dear. From today’s @crikey_news Worm. The G20 on the weekend should be “fun”. pic.twitter.com/PaFEbj783c

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@SnarkyPlatypus Ah! Well that’s a solid-looking team. Interesting.

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Wednesday. Stir three times. Wednesday.

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