North vs South differences between Australia and the Northern Hemisphere?

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Offline Teakhat

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Moss grows on the South side of our trees....
« Last Edit: 26/05/2015 15:50:47 by chris »

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Re: N/S Differences with Australia
« Reply #1 on: 26/05/2015 12:28:36 »
...and we enjoy a swim at the beach and an outdoor BBQ at Christmas.

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The Antipodean Dictionary


N: Barbie - a hyperfeminised piece of plastic

S: Barbie - an overhyped form of cuisine

N: Sindy - an alternative to Barbie

S: Cinder - yesterday's barbie.


N: Stuffing - what you do to chickens

S: Stuffing - what you do to poms


N: coming a creditable second, forcing a draw, rain stopped play....

S: winning (see "stuffing")
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On weather maps, the High and Low pressure regions appear to rotate in opposite directions in the Northern & Southern Hemispheres, due to the Coriolis effect.

However, when you look at them on a globe, you see that in fact they rotate in the same direction - it's just that the weather map is drawn looking down on the weather from the opposite end.

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The observable Stars are different. 
Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. (Einstein)

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The equatorial constellations are upside-down, when viewed from Australia.

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My fav:

The Liberal Party is the conservative side of the street!


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We don't have a Pole Star - the South Pole points to a black hole...