General Peter Cosgrove

Discussion in 'Australia' started by RAF889, Jul 8, 2013.

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  1. rampant

    rampant LE Reviewer Book Reviewer

  2. Somewhere in WA, a small town is missing its idiot.
  3. scaryspice

    scaryspice LE Moderator

    Hoaxslayer has this to say "Unlike earlier versions of the joke, the Australian variant names a real person. By falsely claiming that Peter Cosgrove made such an overtly sexist and inflammatory remark, the joke unfairly tarnishes the reputation of a highly respected and honourable man. General Peter Cosgrove is a high-profile, and much admired, member of the Australian community who had a distinguished army career that culminated in his appointment as Chief of the Defence Force in 2002. Cosgrove retired from the army in 2005 but has certainly not disappeared from public life. He played a pivotal role as leader of the aid and recovery effort after Cyclone Larry devastated areas of far north Queensland in March 2006."

    And with that the thread is locked. Check your facts next time before posting shit like this.
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