Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Race Riots In Cronulla Explained

Genius. I've worked out why the race riots in Cronulla, Sydney, took place a while back. Most people think that it was Lebanese, ethnically at least, trying to lay claim to part or all of the beach.

Not so. Sydney is famous for its homosexual population and many years ago a great deal of poofter-bashing took place. It wasn't safe to be gay and live in Sydney.

Now the race riots were organised by SMS. I reckon that there was a spelling mistake in the SMS that set this all off. It meant to say "kill Lesbos" but came out as "kill Lebs", i.e. those of Lebanese origin.

There you have it folks. Just a simple spelling error. No need for all that violence and mayhem.

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