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    Updated on 19 Aug 2020. Posted on 20 Nov 2014

    28 Things "The Simpsons" Taught You About Australia

    As seen in the iconic episode, Bart Vs Australia.

    1. The koala population of Australia is pretty bad-ass.

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    2. How Australians open every single bill in the mail.

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    3. A bidet is the centre of every Australian household.

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    4. Dingoes. Australia's greatest predator.

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    5. In Australia, if you want to talk to a member of parliament about an issue, all you need to do is yell out the window.

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    6. And if the issue is out of their control they will help you take it higher... all the way to the Prime Minister!

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    7. Who just happens to be over the hill drinking a beer.

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    8. Australia, like many countries is hard to find on a map.

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    9. Australia gets mixed up with Austria far too often.

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    10. The sad decline of Yahoo Serious.

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    11. The water goes the other way in the toilet.

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    12. Which is overwhelming for some.

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    13. "AUSTRALIA! AMERICA! AUSTRALIA! AMERICA!"

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    14. Australian slang makes zero sense to other countries.

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    15. Australia's convict history.

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    16. Knifey-spooney. That is all.

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    17. Australians love their beer.

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    18. No seriously. Australians LOVE their beer.

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    19. They're proud of their traditions, and they also abolished the death penalty.

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    20. Americans love to push their culture on Australia when they visit.

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    21. And also cause a bit of havoc.

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    22. Which never ends well.

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    23. Australia has strict gun laws which means they have to resort to other means.

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    24. Australians don't actually ride around in kangaroos.

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    25. Australians have difficulty naming things.

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    The bridge that goes over the harbour in Sydney = The Sydney Harbour Bridge.

    The large sandy desert = The Great Sandy Desert.

    The mountains with snow on them = The Snowy Mountains.

    26. If you don't like Vegemite, then there really isn't that much more you can eat.

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    27. If we don't throw boomerangs, we throw cans of Foster's.

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    The only thing we will actually use Foster's for.

    28. And once again the koalas here are pretty bad-ass.

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