Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
A Lebanese man arrives in Sydney as a new immigrant to Australia. He stops the
first person he sees walking down the street and says "Thank you Mr. Australian
for letting me in this country, and giving me housing, money , free medical
care and free education!"
But the passer-by says "Yes, a wonderful country but you are mistaken, I am Russian ".
The man goes on and encounters another passer-by.
"Thank you for having such a beautiful country here in Australia !"
The person says "Yes, great country but I no Australian , I Vietnamese."
The new arrival walks further, and the next person he sees he stops, shakes
his hand and says "Thank you for the wonderful Australia !"
That person puts up his hand and says "A wonderful country indeed but I am from Greece, I am not an
He finally sees a nice lady and asks suspiciously, "Are you an Australian?"
She says, "No, I am from New Zealand !" So he is puzzled, and asks her,
"Where are all the Australians?"
The Kiwi lady looks at her watch, shrugs, and says, "Probably at work!"