Customer satisfaction surveys have become downright inescapable. I waste a huge amount of time doing them as I can never resist when someone asks for my opinion.
[Humphries was] a brilliant comic writer and social satirist, probably Australia’s best ever….[He] had his faults. He was a bit of an intellectual snob; he could be peevish and sarcastic, especially as he grew older, but grumpy old comedians should be allowed to say what they think on important social issues just like everyone else.
Local councils are increasingly afflicted by nervousness and indecisiveness over what to do, if anything, on Australia Day. Annie considers some possibilities, from a suburban heartland that could have formed the setting for a Sam Kekovich lamb commercial.
‘….the word ‘elderly’ implies a quality of frailty, of debility, of – and pardon the bluntness of this term – dodderiness, brought on by advanced age. It’s what age does to some people, not the age itself. ‘
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