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Old Jan 9, 04, 7:50 am
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chobby100
 
Join Date: May 2002
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<font face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif" size="2">Originally posted by Steve Fenton:
Do you realise that the most popular beer in Australia is called Castlemaine XXXX ( four X) The reason it was called XXXX is because no one knew how to spel S H 1 T</font>
Actually, the way I always heard the joke was (note that i attended Melbourne Uni in Victoria)

Q - Ya know why they call it XXXX up in Queensland?

A - They're to stupid to spell SH*T

Of course I don't believe it, as the person usually telling this overused joke was usually not the bright bulb to begin with.

file under - consider the source
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