G'day sport let's bash the Poms
It seems the Aussie press are earnestly trying to play down the English ancestry in favour of something more Celtic and trendy. Even the word 'Pommie' is now used to describe just the English.
It does of course derive from 'Prisoners of his Majesty'.
A reference to the first exports to Aus.
A Classic example of Pom bashing. The paper were forced to apologise when so many people wrote in to complain!
PC crap at it's greatest. The article explains all.
Part II of the above article
And a reply from 'Tally' our intrepid patriot and resident of Australia.