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It's Goddamn Time To Stop Telling Aussies To "Put A Shrimp On The Barbie"

Please stop this madness.

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It all stems from this bloody advert that aired in the United States in the '80s.

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The Tourism Australia ad was meant to encourage Americans to holiday in Oz, where, apparently, everyone looked and talked like Paul Hogan. This was pre-Crocodile Dundee days by the way, so Hogan was relatively unknown to Americans.