Livejournaller “crabinfestation” has started a pretty amusing “You know you’re from Canberra When…” list.
Has he missed anything?
or uni student
You are a public servant
It’s OK to be weird.
Driving along a main road lined with houses and businesses feels kind of exotic.
When travelling interstate, you notice that everyone appears to talk a little bit slower.
You change to your connecting flight in Sydney or Melbourne, and are impressed that your next plane has twin aisles.
You see a residential street somewhere else with a corner milk bar, and think: “How quaint!”
Mates visiting from out of town want you to take them out to an industrial area to go video-shopping.
You feel that Queanbeyan doesn’t really qualify as “interstate”, and aren’t sure whether Sydney or Albury qualify as “interstate”, either.
You turn up 20 minutes before a major event, and expect to get a park out the front.
Everyone you know has not only watched the 7.30 report, but wants to talk about it.
Is Canberra's signature dish: