If you’ve ever visited Australia, and Queensland in particular, you’ll know that there is no shortage of oddballs with some unique banter.
The battering they have taken at the hands of Cyclone Debbie has made that pretty clear, because in the face of such a natural disaster Ozzies have turned to their odd sense of humour to see them through.
Take for example that picture above from Bowen – bring it on, Debbie.
That she did, with winds reaching speeds of 260 km/h, but people were determined to have the last laugh.
We found these below on Mashable – first up, Queenslanders are not giving up their gluten no matter how dire the situation:
And they’re not welcoming the cyclone with open arms:
So bloody ‘Stralian. It’s worth looking at the full message on display in Bowen that we mentioned earlier.
CYCLONE DEBBIE BRING IT ON BOWEN IS NOT A PUSSY TOWN DO YOUR BEST YOU GOT – in case your’re struggling to read it from the image:
One chap at Airlie Beach decided the time was right to try his hand at bodyboarding – no one else agreed:
You didn’t think this would pass without some references to the iconic adult movie Debbie Does Dallas, did you?
And a travel company getting in on the fun:
Business as usual for some:
10 points for trying below, and we’ll excuse the spelling:
Heck, even the kangaroos got in on the action:
Hope these boxing #kanagaroos at #CapeHillsborough bunker down. #CycloneDebbie is set to cross between there and Ayr as a Cat 4 2moro AM. pic.twitter.com/7LGo1XYBDX
— Lisa Herbert (@MsLisaHerbert) March 27, 2017
You just keep doing you, Australia, and don’t let the wind get you down.
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