We'll probably also have weird nostalgia for athletes you have never heard of — with the exception of Ian Thorpe. Baseball's fine, but gridiron (aka American football)?Seriously, you guys have seen a game of rugby, right?Dating is not what it used to be, and with the annual day of love just around the corner many young singles are turning to professional matchmaking services to find their Valentine.While dating sites are a popular choice among people aged 35 and over, Ideal Introductions Director and expert match-maker Linda Prescott says many young professionals are time poor and want quality over quantity when looking for “the one”.
Tom Brady is, on a fundamental level, a pussy, and we are unlikely to be convinced otherwise without a considerable amount of brainwashing.It's one of the reasons the food's so good — everybody lives there.So if you're surprised that we're not all six foot, blonde, tanned surfers, you're going to look like an idiot. Not that we haven't tried.)Even if we hate it, we've probably picked up enough knowledge from the communal national obsession that we can hold a decent conversation about swimming, cricket, rugby, or something else where Aussies excel.All of these 17 pieces of knowledge are things I've had to teach my foreign partners. Precisely.) But we're used to certain stuff, like people assuming we're surfing goddesses, or know all about how to commune with snakes.Aussies often don't realize how strange an obsession with skin cancer is, or why everybody keeps assuming we all love Kylie Minogue. If you find yourself dating an Aussie, these are things you are just going to have to accept.