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Aussie Santas told that saying "ho, ho, ho" is offensive to women

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ondeadline, Nov 15, 2007.

  1. ondeadline

    ondeadline Active Member

    <a href="http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20071115/wl_asia_afp/lifestyleaustraliachristmasoffbeat">
    As long as one of Santa's helpers isn't Paris Hilton, this obviously is crazy. Instead, they're supposed to say "ha, ha, ha."</a>
     
  2. MTM

    MTM Well-Known Member

    Are they told not to say Merry Christmas because that can be offensive to non-Christians, and people named Mary?
    "Ha ha ha, enjoy the winter holiday."
     
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    Yep, an entire story based on what one potential Santa says a recruiting firm told him, I believe it!
     
  4. gingerbread

    gingerbread Well-Known Member

    Australians never say "Merry Christmas." It's way too American. They say "happy Chrissy."
    And while they have many creative slang words for prostitutes, ho is not one of them. Again, way too Yank.
    Bogus story.
     
  5. THE WAR ON CHRISTMAS IS BACK!
    Fox News Avengers, assemble!
     
  6. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    Personally, I think Santa should say, "slut, slut, slut."

    ::) ::)
     
  7. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    I'm picturing Bill O'Reilly in a too-small elf outfit with really tight green tights.

    Thanks for the image, by the way, you Bastard.
     
  8. gingerbread

    gingerbread Well-Known Member

    True. The Daily Tele is a Murdoch paper.
     
  9. ginger -- You from a land Down Under?
    Never knew that.
     
  10. gingerbread

    gingerbread Well-Known Member

    Worked there six years. First three for, ta da, the Daily Tele.
    Don't hold it against me.
     
  11. No prob'.
    G'day.
     
  12. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    What is AFP, Australia's AP?
     
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