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Australian Proverbs and Quotes

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Australian Proverbs and Quotes

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“Dog must not steal from dog.”

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“Half a loaf is better than none.”

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“A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush.”

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“The bigger the hat, the smaller the property.”

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“Don’t blow your own trumpet.”

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“Winning needs no explanation, losing has no alibi” Greg Baum.

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“All our best heroes are losers,” Richard Glover

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“Always back the horse named self-interest, son. It’ll be the only one trying.” Jack Lang

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“A Platypus is a duck designed by a committee.”

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Australia

  • Country:                             Australia
  • Political Capital:               Canberra
  • Largest City:                      Sydney
  • National language            English
  • Population                         24 million

Map of Australia

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” A Platypus is a duck designed by a committee.” Anon

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Photo Credit: By Hai Linh Truong from Sydney, NSW, Australia (Sydney Opera House Close up HDR Sydney Australia) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons