Re: Australia cf. USA

Michael Lorrey (
Sat, 21 Nov 1998 12:52:39 -0500

Damien Broderick wrote:

> At 12:23 PM 11/20/98 -0500, Mikey wrote:
> >> At least you are allow to read whatever you like in the States. Not
> >> something understood down here.
> >
> >Yes, I've wondered about that. Is that a carryover from being subjects under
> >the British Commonwealth, or merely because the original founders were mostly
> >prisoners?
> The original founders (i.e. early British settlers) were not mostly prisoners.

Huh, I guess your PR up here misrepresents you. Then again, to an American, being a subject of anybody is almost as bad as being a prisoner....

Mike Lorrey