Australians Are 'Technically Backward And Drink Constantly'

That's the delightful view of the 'culture instructor' at an Indian IT call centre group. A Mother Jones reporter recently went behind the scenes, and discovered that apparently, "the average Australian's mobile would be no better than, say, a Nokia 3110 classic."

Wait, it gets better:

"Australians drink constantly," Lekha continued. "If you call on a Friday night, they'll be smashed—every time. Oh, and don't attempt to make small talk with them about their pets, okay? They can be quite touchy about animals."

That's right. Why bring my dog into this? He didn't ask for your cold call to interrupt his kibble chow-down did he? Seriously, though, what the hell? The rep does hit home with a few sensitive points around racism, but man, what do you expect when "literally, college was unknown [in Australia]until recently." Wow. Time for some lunch if I can manage to find my face hole. [Mother Jones via Defamer Australia]

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