By sincerely depressed. - 09/08/2012 21:42 - United States - Fremont

Today, at work, I decided to make things more interesting, so when I called people I used a fake accent. As I was using an Australian accent, the person I was talking to asked me where in Australia I was from. I desperately replied, "Where the kangaroos are..." I'm now jobless. FML
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Oh yah because there's only kangaroos in one place in Australia

Crickey mate, a wild, jobless telemarketah, watch as it attempts to wallow in sorrow with alchohol.

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Oh yah because there's only kangaroos in one place in Australia

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What you should of said was , damn, I haven't looks at a map in years sorry

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14&16 - Looked* pedophile* I'm not so sure he should take your advice on what a "smart" person should say if you can't speak proper English yourself.

Do people think us Australians have kangaroos hopping around in our backyard or something? I'd love to have a kangaroo as a pet.

I once watched someone get badly beaten up by one. They aren't very cuddly.

If you ever plan on doing that again, make sure you do a little geography research on where the accent is from lol

If you ever plan on doing that again, make sure you do a little geography research on where the accent is from lol

I think I'm going to make some stir fry.

Throw in some giant Australian spiders, snake and a touch of croc! Tasty.

*facepalm* never rely on common stereotypes, in the end it just shows your ignorance.

It's kind of like most people around the world think that we live in grass huts and surf and the girls all wear grass skirts and coconut bras. I live in Hawaii.

Where the Wales are at.

Me and skippy have never face palmed so hard in out life ._.

31- oh trust me, one of my friends (we live in Australia) convinced an American that he catches one everyday

70- Haha you could say the most strangest things, that instead of cars we use kangaroos to get to and from. Wouldn't that be amazing! Would also save money on petrol.

31- my grandmother was visiting and took a picture of this guy walking his kangaroo. I thought it was hysterical.

57- If you ever have a stereotype, be thankful it is a pleasant one.

I hate stereotypes. For example Mexicans don't have horses EVERYWHERE! And we don't wear sombreros ALL THE TIME! Just sometimes.

Asians do love their rice, though. Sincerely, the Asian

I'm from where kangaroo Jack lives.

Stereotypes are pretty stupid sometimes. I spoke to an old couple once visiting from another country (I live in Australia) and they were so surprised there was actually a city that big here. They expected to find pet kangaroos in everyone's back yards :)

The only acceptable stereotypes are the stereotypes about Texas. I've lived here for a couple of years

I know! I live in Texas. FOR ONCE AND FOR ALL!! We don't ride horses, or tractors to school or work. We don't all have jacked all to hell, POS trucks, and we don't kill Indians!

109- I live in Oklahoma and we do most of that. We love our Indians, though. Especially their casinos.

Nice picture 84

I agree, stereotypes are ridiculous. I'm from Switzerland and some people seem to think it's all cows and alpenhorns. And lederhosen.

117-Don't forget the cheese

117- and the chocolate.

93 I've never heard those stereotypes, specially the one about horses.

While kangaroos are normally relegated to bush and semi rural areas, what visitors really need to watch out for are drop bears. They're deadly.

New stereotype; every single Australian has kangaroos.

Ha you deserve that but it's funny (:

It's just like how they think us Canadians ride polar bears to school and live in igloos

That was a reply for #31

I get them in my yard all the time actually.

Red Forman couldn't have said it better himself!

That's what you get for making fun of us Australians...

Seriously! Couldn't OP just say Sydney? Has he/she never seen Finding Nemo?

I honestly don't think pretending to have your accent is making fun of you..

Op was just trying to have a little fun. Sounds like something I would do.

15 - you have a good taste in music

83- Where OP could say "Sydney. My address was P. Sherman 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney. " :]

"Gooday mate! Let's put another shrimp on the barbie!"

While that was stupid, I think firing may have been too much. Of course, we don't know how many times you've done stupid shit like this.

Bored much? Probably best thing that could happen to you. Now you can find a job that's more fulfilling perhaps...

Yes! That is exactly the opportunity OP needed! Now hope nobody finds out about that...

I bet that didn't seem like such a good idea right about now

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98: it was probably a joke, there's no harm in that. Besides, how do you know #5 isn't Australian? That wouldn't be bad at all. Even if he isn't, it's still not bad because it was only a joke.

47- freaking predator missiles man..

47)....DID YOU JUST CALL ME A FUCKING SQUIRREL!?

114, thank you, I appeciate the sympathy, if only there weren't so many nuber tubers with missile in mw3

What part of Australia are you from?

Tell them that you where inspired by the Crocodile hunter.

Sure, Because that would help. Or not.

U mean Steve Irwin

Firing you seemed like a bit much. If you didn't any previous marks, you might be able to fight for your job.

ur baby is really lovely

7, It depends though, the customer may have been Australian and taken that comment very seriously. I can understand how you'd be fired for such a bullshit comment if they decided to escalate it to a manager.

Hey, at least now you've got some more time to go grab some shrimp on the barby!

You should of just said Sydney...

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Don't be sorry; stand firm in your convictions to the Grammar Master Race!

62- The usage of "should have" in Australian accents has phonetically altered to shorten into a morphological contraction "should've" which shown in broad and colloquial accents produces a "should of" pronounced variation of "should have". This indicates, although irregular, 'should of' is acceptable terminology throughout Australian society.

It does not indicate that. It's still very stupid.

86, I don't know who you're trying to fool but I challenge you to find a single English class in the country who will accept "should of" as an acceptable alternative for "should've" because it "sounds similar"...Any educated person in the country may overlook the slip up, that doesn't mean it is accepted, it means most people don't see the need to bother correcting it.

Jezane, if you spent as much time consulting proper grammar resources as you did shamelessly abusing your pocket thesaurus, you'd realize just how wrong you are.

Nah I think saying your from Sydney is a bit more embarrassing than what he said

139- what's wrong with Sydney? I'm from Sydney and I love where I come from.

Just say p Sherman wallaby way sydney...

P. Sherman 42 Wallaby Way Sydney N.S.W. 2000