Throw a shrimp on the Barbie

"Barbie" is Australian slang for barbecue and the phrase "slip a shrimp on the barbie", for Americans, often evokes images of a fun social gathering under the sun. Australians, however, invariably use the word prawn rather than shrimp.

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On the pantheon of Australian expressions, “shrimp on the barbie” is right up there with “g’day, mate” and “a dingo’s got my baby” as the most well known. But these four simple words make many Australians cringe!
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I am leaving this for testing purposes.
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Only "Some"!? Pffttttt ....

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The new Pages functionality in 2.0. I was checking/wondering if I enter a comment on Page 2, if the comment was specific only to Page 2 or if the comment was for the entire Blog Entry across all Pages. Determined the latter :)
 
FYI, I got a "server error" posting comments 8 and 9, and it didn't look like they were accepted. Will watch for it again.
 
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FYI, I got a "server error" posting comments 8 and 9, and it didn't look like they were accepted. Will watch for it again.
no need to look, I already know what it is and will be updating the site tomorrow to fix it (has to do with emails being sent out for watched content).
 

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