Where is Madison? (Don't laugh. Do you know where Toowoomba is?)"Hobos" is an evocative word, not used by Americans -- that I know -- to refer to anyone in the present in the United States.
Have you ever been robbed at gunpoint?
Are there hobos on every street corner?
What about New York? There must be hobos there.
Have you ever been shot? (this was the same person who asked about being robbed, who has apparently learned that the entire country was actually the set for Scarface)
Do you like Vegemite? (apologies to our Australian friends, but it is, um, an acquired taste)
August 6, 2006
It's a blog by UW political science professor Ken Mayer, who's visiting at Australian National University this fall. He's sent the kids off to school -- in uniforms -- and here are some questions the Australian kids asked them: