All Men Are Liars on Language

Welcome to our world, Lynda


Sam de Brito Every man who's been turned away from a venue for not wearing a collared shirt was shaking their head at a Sydney solicitor denied access to the SCG Members.

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What did they see in him?

Rachael Louise and Simon Gittany walk to court.

Sam de Brito The predatory ways of convicted murderer Simon Gittany are a warning for gullible women.

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Surviving the apocalypse


Sam de Brito Will you have what it takes at the end of days? Lesson one starts today.

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Gods of metal


Sam de Brito Hard rock gigs are a rare way for young men to get physical in an appropriate manner.

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Feeling is not the same as thinking


Sam de Brito People now say 'I feel' something to be true rather than 'I think'. It's telling.

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Aurally transmitted diseases


Sam de Brito Watch out who you whistle at ... they might catch something.

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In praise of conversation


Sam de Brito Is your discourse that of an ass or an angel? Read on to find out which.

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Are you raising a sucker?


Sam de Brito Do we disadvantage our children by teaching them kindness, honesty and justice?

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Life through Google's eyes


Sam de Brito Google has prototyped an anonymous profile of its users ... yes, that's you.

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On resisting arrest


Sam de Brito Whether you're in the right or wrong, when the cops want to cuff you it's best to let them do their job.

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Sam de Brito There's a term in Vietnamese "di nhau" which basically translates as "meeting friends to have a cheap beer at a streetside stall, eat small plates of food and shoot the breeze" but, aside from that...

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The "yeah, but" speech


Sam de Brito Gotta say I'm surprised that what may become the most memorable, if not the defining, speech of Julia Gillard's tenure as Prime Minister is still being met with the words "yeah, but" by many men (and...

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Picture this


Sam de Brito One of the cultural hypocrisies that always surprises me is the timeworn caricature of Asian tourists ceaselessly taking pictures of everything and everybody ...

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Cabbie love


Sam de Brito In Turkish, if you want to say "no problem" or "you're welcome", you roll out the all purpose phrase Bir sey degil ...

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Sam de Brito Recently I read a blog post titled "A Message To Women From A Man: You Are Not 'Crazy'" which seems to be an attempt by the writer to frame the habit of men using phrases like "you're so emotional"...

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Push it


Sam de Brito A while back, a certain women's magazine called to ask me if I'd write a small opinion piece about whether new mothers ought to buy their male partners "push presents" for being their rock during...

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Sam de Brito Next to a well-regarded and successful doctor, guess what is the most universally respected profession in the country of Vietnam? No, not a model, football player, newsreader or Celebrity Apprentice...

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Peter Roebuck's sad legacy


Sam de Brito I feel sorry for gay blokes - not in a pitying, condescending way, and certainly not every gay man. There are plenty of gays who annoy me - particularly the vicious, snippy, Carson Kressley wannabes...

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Sam de Brito Have you ever realised something ludicrously simple and obvious that has a profound affect on your life, work or relationships and while you happily adopt it, you can't help wondering why you didn't...

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Is your accent holding you back?


Sam de Brito As pathetic as it sounds, when I hear people in public roles - particularly union officials - talking on TV and if they have an American or a British accent, I think, "what are you doing here? Go...

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