Tuesday, September 30, 2003

Going home!

As reported by BBC-Asia-Pacific news today:

"Australia has agreed to buy back more than 50,000 sheep stranded at sea."

They have reportedly paid more than US $3 million to [finally] resolve this livestock crisis. Unless a local solution is found to the problem, the sheep will head home for Australia.

It appears the Australians were not lying when they denied the Iraqi Council had been offered the sheep: it is now confirmed officially that the negotiations were taking place with the British army "to distribute the sheep in southern Iraq".

Like they say, the way to a man's heart is through his stomach...
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