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Images of Canberra – That’s mean you’re idiot

By 11 February 2009 9

I enjoyed this piece of passive-aggressive notery outside the Lyneham newsagency immensely. So much so that I’ve decided to share it with you.

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9 Responses to Images of Canberra – That’s mean you’re idiot
#1
candelabra10:41 am, 11 Feb 09

Is that a smiley face on the end? Changes the whole tone!

#2
Pommy bastard10:56 am, 11 Feb 09

“Rubbish bin. If you stole it that’s mean you’re idiot”

Pot/kettle?

#3
caf11:22 am, 11 Feb 09

The smiley face is necessary for full passive-agressive note effect.

#4
tylersmayhem11:31 am, 11 Feb 09

Looks like Dexi’s last piece of work before he went into retirement!

#5
Holden Caulfield11:32 am, 11 Feb 09

I must admit, I did consider installing a similar sign in our garden after some desperado knocked off a couple of 18 month old eucalypts.

I figured making a target of oneself was probably not the best idea under the circumstances.

#6
johnboy11:46 am, 11 Feb 09

tylersmayhem said :

Looks like Dexi’s last piece of work before he went into retirement!

Let’s not cross-thread our antagonisms TM.

#7
tylersmayhem12:40 pm, 11 Feb 09

Let’s not cross-thread our antagonisms TM.

Understood JB. I know I was treading on thin ice with that one, but I just couldn’t help it!

#8
Ozi3:57 pm, 11 Feb 09

Pommy bastard said :

“Rubbish bin. If you stole it that’s mean you’re idiot”

Pot/kettle?

It would appear that the writer has only a tangential grasp of English grammar, Pom…

#9
Sleaz2749:00 pm, 11 Feb 09

There is a great website for passive aggressive notes and emails. I think it’s called passiveaggressive amazingly enough. Anyway Skid can google it for me and put it up.

I used to deal with the owners of lyneham news regularly and their grasp of english is…tentative at best.

“You’re an idiot” is obviously what was meant for all the pedantic people at least their use of the apostrophe is correct unlike a particular steak house sign in civic mentioned on riotact numerous times. Skid can post that one up to no doubt.

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