Canberrasplaining: don't explain my own city to me

By Sophie Verass
Updated June 27 2018 - 1:02pm, first published June 26 2018 - 11:54am

If Canberra-bashing is an endearing joke, it’s as one-sided as the school bully ruffing a noogie onto the head of their peer. While town rivalry exists across many places (Sydney versus Melbourne, New York versus LA), there’s a difference between claiming to be the "better city", and just booing "you suck" in the earshot of those who live elsewhere.

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