This Australian letter writer may need a biology lesson

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Jan from Melbourne appears to be confused about the birds and the bees.

The letter, which appeared in the Melbourne Herald Sun, says: “When I was a kid at school, we were taught about the birds and the bees.

“Not the birds and the birds or the bees and the bees. Just saying…”

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Twitter users were quick to point out that reproduction between members of the same species is actually what happens in nature.




And they had a fine time mocking Jan from Traralgon’s lack of logic.




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A political commentator in Australia this week said the country should not follow Ireland’s lead on same-sex marriage as: “I love the Irish… but these are people who can’t grow potatoes.

“They’ve got a mutant lawn weed as their national symbol and they can’t verbalise the difference between tree and the number three. But, and then all of a sudden, Australia has to follow suit.”