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Brawn scores over brains

Heckler Women don't get it. Well, the average woman doesn't get it. Sport, I mean - the whole obsession of the male species with any form of sport; the tunnel vision they employ when watching the TV, using...

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A long wait for justice to be served

Heckler I had cause, just recently, to be in a criminal court of law for the first time to support a friend.

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One-way conversation

Heckler I am not good at small talk. I take a novel to the hairdressers because I cannot bear three hours' grilling about my weekend plans, particularly when my answer is "wasting three hours of...

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Please don't talk around the subject

Heckler CALL out the word police. Our language is under attack, again. This latest spree of linguistic violence is by the people that want to talk to us ''around'' things.

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Sex, I'm sick of it

sex

Heckler Have you ever seen one of those couples in a park on a Sunday afternoon rolling around on top of each other like it's no one's business? Except it is everyone's business because all the small...

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Aced by shoe choice

Heckler I AM quite sure, were I to produce my old Dunlop Volley sandshoes, I'd be a laughing stock. Has anybody else been amazed at the variety of (I must remember NOT to call them sandshoes) runners that...

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Stop the boat shoe people

Heckler THE federal election had a focus on the huge numbers of boat people on our shores. And rightly so. They're everywhere. And their numbers are increasing.

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Follicular faux pas

Heckler I HAD an interesting discussion at the pub the other day when my friend speculated on what made men look old. His theory was, in order, hair loss and/or greying, weight gain and bags under the eyes.

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A night to make your skin crawl

Heckler THERE'S a thief about. A very odd thief.

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Flight of the discords

Heckler An open letter to the magpies of Sydney: With spring just around the corner I believe it's time we got this sorted out once and for all.

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Loadsa dosh, and all for me

Heckler HEY, losers - since July 1 I have lucked on $10 million.

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Marriage shouldn't be so exclusive

Heckler DID you know that in Australia you can't get your marriage registered if your celebrant does not say the words "marriage, according to law in Australia, is the union of a man and a woman to the...

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I'm single ... and I vote

Julia Gillard and Tony Abbott

Heckler IF I hear that working families are under financial strain one more time …

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Spare me from charity

Heckler I was at home the other day when my phone rang. It was a charitable organisation to which, until recently, I had donated for several years. Now they wanted me back.

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It's always jam today

Heckler IN THE 1993 comedy Groundhog Day, Bill Murray wakes every morning to find his radio playing the same old tune. I know how he feels.

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When Irish eyes are not smiling

Heckler WHAT did you just call me?

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Pull the plug on e-books

Heckler I'll never buy an e-reader. I love paper books too much. Every day I read that yet another cut-price e-reader has squished itself into the booming market.

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Concerted etiquette

Heckler I HAVE turned into one of those grumpy old women who turn around and glare at people who talk during concerts.

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My kids make me sick

Heckler I'm told my children are cute. Adorable, even. This winter, all I see is two walking petrie dishes.

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At 38,000 feet it's all smiles

plane

Heckler Recently I endured a series of international flights in cattle class. My onboard neighbours ranged from armrest hoggers and shoe-removers to passengers with verbal diarrhoea.