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.
Tensions between cyclists and motorists have flared after another tragic death. Should these be regarded as traffic incidents, or do we need stiffer penalties for deaths and serious injuries?