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Australian Oddities

The bizarre and the interesting of the Australian way of life.

2. Manchester and linen are one and the same. Kate and i kept spotting signs for Manchester in the supermarkets (as in "Tins, toiletries, Manchester" above the aisles). We were preplexed by this seemingly regular gateway to a large English city in each supermarket until my Mum told me that Manchester is the collective term for linen, bedding, towels etc over here...go figure!

Posted by MarknKate 22:52 Archived in Australia

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