You may have noticed, a week or so ago, an article on crapinfo listing interesting quotes from the 2011 World Cup. You may also have noticed that none of the quotes were from Australians.
It's easy to assume that this is because it's crapinfo and they are just biased against us. And that would be a fair assumption, but this time it just isn't the case. This time the Aussies were left out because all of their quotes were either inappropriate or so stupid that even the crapinfo staff couldn't believe it had been said.
Here are the ones that didn't make the cut:
"Of course my protective gear broke the TV, my package is that big" Ricky Ponting goes against Cricket Australia's advice when speaking to the ICC about the television incident.
"Who are all these brown people and why haven't any of them delivered my curry yet? Hey you, little brown man ..." Haddin excels himself right before the quarter final against India.
"We are playing against Canadians? I didn't even know Canadia had a cricket team." Shane Watson speaking to Ponting about the team's upcoming fixtures.
"Hey, Brett ... Rick just gave me this hard, red ball thing ... erm, what do I do with it?" Steve Smith has lost his bowling mojo.
"I think I've just realised something. I'm not Mike Hussey, am I?" Callum Ferguson faces reality.
"The people of India are friendly, passionate, all kinds of things put together." Brett Lee in his superbly planned and executed video blog.
And finally, one that probably should have made the cut, "If Lord Nathan wasn't injured, there's no way I'd be here." The K-word, making a quote that would shortly after be proved completely incorrect. But we love him for making the effort just the same.