Pissed Off

Pissed Off

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Australia has five million baby boomers. Seventy-one-year-old Michael Thornton is one of them. He is so pissed off about the state of things,

he's listed 3,300 gripes.

Among them:

otherwise bright folk, from the PM down, who say 'amount' of people instead of 'number'
Australia's richest person is said to earn $33,000 per minute
being beaten at Scrabble by his Filipina mother-in-law, English being her second language
leaf blowers
lowlife who put needles in fruit to try and kill us
when the pathology nurse says, with a deep sigh, 'Let's try your other arm!'
Michelangelo didn't endow David a little more generously
the link between his dentist's fees to extract his teeth, and the dentist's kids' school fees
wanting to know if Dynamic Lifter works the same as Viagra
asking for a friend
the exorbitant cost of building Australia's major roads: $155 per inch per lane
wanting cave rescuers Drs Richard Harris and Craig Challen as joint Governors-General
will the in-studio panel on ABC TV Insiders ever drink the coffee?
half a large pizza is never enough
not knowing how to use most of the functions on his phone
five-year-olds, who get away with murder
after coronavirus, the millennials plan to do away with all remaining baby boomers
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Product details

  • Paperback | 398 pages
  • 139.7 x 215.9 x 22.61mm | 503.49g
  • Hartwell, Australia
  • English
  • 1925707490
  • 9781925707496
  • 1,750,490

About Michael Thornton

One-time jackaroo Michael Thornton describes himself as 'retired' or 'author', depending on who's asking. He's worked in fundraising, although ever since his years in journalism, writing has been a foremost passion. He lives in Melbourne with his partner, Kass.
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