[LINK] Australia begs residents to accept free fiber connection

Ivan Trundle ivan at itrundle.com
Mon Aug 2 12:40:48 AEST 2010

On 02/08/2010, at 12:35 PM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:

> Ivan Trundle wrote:
>> On 02/08/2010, at 11:36 AM, Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
>>> 500,000 Tasmanians 12 senators
>>> 1.5 million West Australians 12 senators
>>> 6million NSW people 12 senators
>>> 300,000 Canberrans 2 senators....
>> Um Marghanita it's not 'Canberra': it's 'The Australian Capital Territory'. Jervis Bay (on the coast) is part of the ACT. So is Hall, Tharwa, and a handful of smaller settlements.
> It was just that I didn't like the alternative collective nouns so I used canberrans. in preference to Australian Capital Territorians or may be ACTuarians?

You wrote 'NSW people', so I assume that you could have written 'ACT people' in the same way...

(I have friends in Jervis Bay who get very agitated by 'Canberra' references)


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