Phew. I see what recordari meant about the pace.
It's not really possible to smack your wife round without hurting her.
Or yourself, where it counts.
Yes, because nice women were at home, taking care of the drunk men's children.
Nailed it. Six o clock swill, anyone?
are heavily intoxicated women more likely to be taken to the detox tents (as opposed to laughed at by their friends and left in a paddock) than men are?
Quite. The downside of traditional male gender roles is the assumption of invincible self-reliance that our political champions of the right are prone to inflict on everyone - so we can each lie in our own pool of vomit.
Does that mean I have Girl's Ears?
It's all that Avril Lavigne :)
a musical automaton
Hence Jackson's interest? :)
Was it this Jenny Lewis number? - I recall something about Elvis Costello:
and here he is in a more comedic setting:
You might be able to hear Harawera's radio station from there, Steve.
As for Clark, surely it's pretty straightforward to honour a New Zealander achieving high international office, which doesn't happen that often. I doubt a government of any political stripe would be churlish enough to decline an award.
I think Graeme's right, which explains the "timing" issues mentioned at the tail of the story. Something amiss with internal comms management perhaps?
there are plenty of firefighters, police officers, medical professionals etc. who get injured in the course of their duties who don't get QSMs.
And plenty of managers who don't get them because their staff got injured either.
Retreading a going native plot. This one's dedicated to Tze Ming.