My recent series on “Let’s Look at
the fact that overseas visitors know very little about
that were raised by OS people prior to the Sydney Olympics
Sadly, despite my very best efforts, it seems there is still
much confusion out there, in yet another effort to rectify
this I have collected some more data to help you to
Here are some of the classic questions that were asked of the Sydney
Olympic Committee via their web site, and answers we would have
loved to give.
(Q) I hear that all Australian women are beautiful. Is that true and if
so, can you send me pictures of the available ones? (
(A) What is this guy smoking, and where can I get some ??
(Q) I want to go swimming at Bondi beach on October 20th. will I
turn blue? (
(A) More likely brown, considering the effluent.
(Q) Does it ever get windy in
TV, so how do the plants grow? (
(A) We import all plants fully grown and then just sit around
watching them die.
(Q) Will I be able to see kangaroos in the street ?? (
(A) Depends on how much beer you’ve consumed.
(Q) Which direction should I drive -
(A) Excellent question, considering that the Olympics are being held
(Q) I want to walk from
tracks ?? (
(A) Sure, it’s only four thousand miles, so you’ll need to have
started about a year ago to get there in time for this October.
(Q) Is it safe to run around in the bushes in
(A) So it’s true what they say about Swedes !!
(Q) It is imperative that I find the names and addresses of places
to contact for a stuffed porpoise. (
(A) I’m not touching this one !!
(Q) My client wants to take a steel pooper-scooper into
you let her in (
(A) Why? we do have toilet paper here !!
(Q) Are there any ATMs in
(A) Just what did your last slave die of ??
(Q) Where can I learn underwater welding in
(A) Under the water.
(Q) Do the camels in
(Q) Will I be able to speak English most places I go in
(A) Depends, can you speak English now ??
(Q) Can I bring cutlery into
(A) Why bother? use your fingers like the rest of us !!
(Q) Do you have perfume in
(A) No, everybody stinks !!
(Q) Do tents exist in
(A) Yes, but only in sporting supply stores, peoples garages, and
most National Parks !!
(Q) Can I wear high heels in
(A) This HAS to have been asked by a blonde, or perhaps a
(Q) Can you tell me the regions in
population is smaller than the male population? (
(A) Yes, Gay nightclubs !!
(Q) Do you celebrate Christmas in
(A) Yes, at Christmas !!
(Q) Can I drive to the
(A) Sure, if your vehicle is amphibious !!
(Q) Are there killer bees in
(A) Not yet, but we’ll see what we can do when you get here !!
(Q) Can you give me some information about hippo racing in
forget it, Sure the hippo racing is every Tuesday night in
Kings Cross… Come naked.
(Q) Are there supermarkets in
year round (
(A) No, we are a peaceful civilization of vegan hunter/gatherers.
Milk is illegal.
(Q) Please send me a list of all doctors in
rattlesnake serum (
(A) I love this one… rattlesnakes live in
come from. All Australian snakes are harmless and make good pets.
(Q) Which direction is north in
(A) Face south and then turn 180 degrees. Contact us when you
get here and we’ll send you the rest of the instructions.
(Q) Can you send me the Vienna Boys Choir schedule ?? (
Oh forget it. Sure, the Vienna Boys Choir plays every Tuesday night
in Kings Cross, straight after the hippo races. Come naked.
(Q) I have a question about a famous animal that lives in
but I forget its name. It’s a kind of bear and lives in trees. (
(A) It’s called a Drop Bear, they are so called because they drop out
of Gum trees and eat the brains of anyone walking underneath them,
you can scare them off by spraying yourself with human urine before
you go out walking.
(Q) I have developed a new product that is the fountain of youth.
Can you tell me where I can sell it in
(A) Yes, anywhere significant numbers of Americans gather.
(Q) Are there places in
outdoors ?? (
(A) Yes, outdoors !!
(Q) I was in
I dated while I was staying in Kings Cross. Can you help me ?? (
(A) Yes, and you will still have to pay her by the hour.
I just got that all sorted out only to find that there is just as much
confusion about all sorts of things, not just
expert help in answering some more questions.
Questions and Answers.
Q. Do female frogs croak?
A. Paul Lynde: If you hold their little heads under water long enough.
Q. If you're going to make a parachute jump, at least how high
should you be?
A. Charley Weaver: Three days of steady drinking should do it.
Q. True or False: A pea can last as long as 5,000 years.
A. George Gobel: Boy, it sure seems that way sometimes.
Q. You've been having trouble going to sleep. Are you probably a
man or a woman?
A. Don Knotts: That's what's been keeping me awake!
Q. According to Cosmopolitan, if you meet a stranger at a party and
you think he is attractive, is it okay to come right out and ask him if
A. Rose Marie: No, wait until morning.
Q. Which of your five senses tends to diminish as you get older?
A. Charley Weaver: My sense of decency.
Q. In Hawaiian, does it take more than three words to say "I Love You"?
A. Vincent Price: No, you can say it with a pineapple and a twenty.
Q. What are "Do It," "I Can Help," and "I Can't Get Enough"?
A. George Gobel: I don't know, but it's coming from the next apartment.
Q. As you grow older, do you tend to gesture more or less with your
hands while talking?
A. Rose Marie: You ask me one more growing old question Peter,
and I'll give you a gesture you'll never forget.
Q. Paul, why do Hell's Angels wear leather?
A. Paul Lynde: Because chiffon wrinkles too easily.
Q. Charley, you've just decided to grow strawberries. Are you going
to get any during the first year?
A. Charley Weaver: Of course not, I'm too busy growing strawberries.
Q. In bowling, what's a perfect score?
A. Rose Marie: Ralph, the pin boy.
Q. It is considered in bad taste to discuss two subjects at nudist
camps. One is politics, what is the other?
A. Paul Lynde: Tape measures.
Q. During a tornado, are you safer in the bedroom or in the closet?
A. Rose Marie: Unfortunately Peter, I'm always safe in the bedroom.
Q. Can boys join the Campfire Girls?
A. Marty Allen: Only after lights out
Q. When you pat a dog on its head he will wag his tail. What will a
A. Paul Lynde: Make him bark?
Q. If you were pregnant for two years, what would you give birth to?
A. Paul Lynde: Whatever it is, it would never be afraid of the dark.
Q. According to Ann Landers, is there anything wrong with getting
into the habit of kissing a lot of people?
A. Charley Weaver: It got me out of the army.
Q. It is the most abused and neglected part of your body, what is it?
A. Paul Lynde: Mine may be abused, but it certainly isn't neglected.
Q. Back in the old days, when Great Grandpa put horseradish on
his head, what was he trying to do?
A. George Gobel: Get it in his mouth.
Q. Who stays pregnant for a longer period of time, your wife or
A. Paul Lynde: Who told you about my elephant?
Q. When a couple have a baby, who is responsible for its sex?
A. Charley Weaver: I'll lend him the car, the rest is up to him.
Q. Jackie Gleason recently revealed that he firmly believes in them
and has actually seen them on at least two occasions. What are they?
A. Charley Weaver: His feet.
Q. According to Ann Landers, what are two things you should never
do in bed?
A. Paul Lynde: Point and Laugh.