Australian PM says sorry to Aboriginals

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  1. Tempest344

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  2. Hewitt Aussie

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    LOL! Aren't "Aboriginals" those straps you hang from to do ab curls?
     
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    Aboriginal

    noun (plural ab·o·rig·i·nals)

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    original inhabitant: a member of a people who have lived in an area from the earliest known times
     
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    It's "aborigines".

    And Brendan Nelson spoiled the day.
     
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    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).
     
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    I hate how Brendan Nelson put in some suck up sob stories then ruins the day with his remarks...
     
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