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Tempest344
02-12-2008, 02:24 PM
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/7241965.stm

about time too....long overdue IMO

Hewitt Aussie
02-12-2008, 02:27 PM
aboriginies

10sfreak
02-12-2008, 03:17 PM
LOL! Aren't "Aboriginals" those straps you hang from to do ab curls?

mucat
02-12-2008, 03:25 PM
Aboriginal

noun (plural ab·o·rig·i·nals)

Definition:

original inhabitant: a member of a people who have lived in an area from the earliest known times

donnygg
02-13-2008, 12:34 AM
It's "aborigines".

And Brendan Nelson spoiled the day.

mucat
02-13-2008, 02:09 AM
ab·o·rig·i·nal [ab-uh-rij-uh-nl] Pronunciation Key - Show IPA Pronunciation

–adjective
1. of, pertaining to, or typical of aborigines: aboriginal customs.
2. original or earliest known; native; indigenous: the aboriginal people of Tahiti.

–noun
3. aborigine (def. 1).
4. (initial capital letter) Aborigine (def. 2).

esm
02-13-2008, 02:57 AM
Rudd > Howard

rosewall4ever
02-13-2008, 03:36 AM
I hate how Brendan Nelson put in some suck up sob stories then ruins the day with his remarks...