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· June, 2011

Stories about Oceania from June, 2011

Lebanon: Bloggers Fight Negative ‘Looks Like Beirut’ Jibe

We've all heard it before. Perhaps at the glance of an untidy bedroom, or even on a television sitcom, the ‘looks like Beirut' jibe has widely become a common phrase...

Australia’s Swear-In: Fine is a Four-Letter Word

Melbourne has just had a swear-in outside Victoria’s State Parliament to protest against new laws for on-the-spot fines for swearing. Kevin Rennie collects bloggers' reactions to the issue.

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