Friday, April 17, 2009

Irish comedian and surly bookshop owner, Dylan Moran, on Australia and tall poppy syndrome :
" a real thing isn't it, still? That's a really big part of the culture, that if anybody seems to be getting above themselves, you cut them down to size really quick. It's very similar in Ireland. The old saying there was that it was the only place in the world where somebody would spend 20 minutes crossing a crowded room to come over and tell you you were a cunt."