Wombat Crossing (Urban Legend)

John The Aussie

So the following story changes from koala, ‘roo, cattle, birds and even camels.  But in so many rural pubs I’ve visited I’ve heard this many of times and each time it is practically word for word…  I’ve even heard a Candian bartender tell me her story of her brother in law back home in relation to moose.

“I live down the road (in some random direction usually between 50-150kilometers away in the scrub) and just recently had a new neighbour call the local council Parks & Wildlife office to ask to move the WOMBAT CROSSING sign on our road.

He reckons  ‘Too many wombats are being hit by cars out here!  I don’t think this is a good place for them to be crossing anymore.”

I’ll leave ya with a skit about animal crossings and all things funny from Carl Barron (legendary stand up comedian)…

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~ by John the Aussie on May 13, 2012.

34 Responses to “Wombat Crossing (Urban Legend)”

  1. Carl Barron FTW!!

  2. OMGeeeee! I’m in ♥ with Carl Barron! He’s so funny! =0)
    VW ♥

  3. That was to funny

  4. LOL was the neighbour blond 🙂

  5. Ha, ha, ha, hah! We have those types here as well. That Carl Barron is pretty funny. I’ve never heard of him before… going to have to check for him on Netflix or something.

  6. He’s hilarious!

  7. Good day John. Nice to see a post from you, always look forward to them. The last time a heard a Canadian bartender talk to a moose, he asked him “Why the long face?”

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  9. Good one (wombat xing), took me a minute to figure it out. Big animals down there! 🙂

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  11. Another great Monday morning chuckle, thanks!

  12. Carl rocks! Love the line “you have an outstanding account.” What a great way to start my day! I’m following you right now!

  13. Funny as always and yea glad to see ya’ back in action…

  14. 😀

  15. LMAO….to funny only you can tell this so well. 🙂

  16. Thanks for letting me camp out in your blog for a little while today. I had a great time and tried to leave my campsite as good as when I arrived. I’ll be back!

Go on, give us a yarn or two, mate.

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