Linguist, lexicographer, radio host, public speaker

Why do Australians make good war correspondents? They’re good campers

“These odd gawky officers with their prickly moustaches, their military affectations, their high-pitched voices and their little jokes from the world of Mayfair and Ascot, kept bringing their men up to the enemy, and their men, because they were picked soldiers of the regular army and native Englishmen and Scots, did exactly as they were told. They stood through this maelstrom as a rock will stand against the sea.”

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Grant Barrett