“I Am Never Going in the Water Again!”
I have an image in my head of the continent of Australia. Beautiful land, interesting and welcoming people, fascinating animals, and man-eating sharks surrounding it all. I've always been amazed at the "I don't worry about it" attitude of your average Aussie when it comes to the perils of the sea. Someone gets attacked, or even eaten, and the standard response seems to be, "Oh, well. Where's my surfboard?"
At least that was the standard reaction. Until the other day, when TV anchors Karl Stefanovic and Lisa Wilkinson reacted to some video they were showing from the Discovery Channel.
It appears that at least two Aussies have reached the limit of things they'll shrug off:
My favorite quote: "Stuff Summer!"