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  1. Surely

    Surely Moderator Staff Member

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    Australian-themed chain Outback Steakhouse has come under fire after it was revealed menus in its American-based restaurants featured an "Ab-Original Sauce".

    Social media users were quick to point out that the sauce's name was "tone deaf".

    "Really Outback Steakhouse? 'Walkabout Wednesday'? 'Ab-Original Sauce'? That is some tone deaf sh-t right here. Knock it off," wrote one Twitter user.

    "Will no longer frequent your steakhouses seeing your parent company thinks it is ok to use ab-original in sauce names. #yuck" wrote another.

    [​IMG]© Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd One American user said they brought their Australian-born partner to the restaurant, who couldn’t believe their eyes when they saw the menu.

    "We have brought my Australian sweetie to Outback for the first time and they are losing their sh-t at "An Outback Ab-Original appetizer!" wrote Ferrett Steinmetz.

    The sauce comes as a side dish with the chain's "Bloomin' Onion" entrée, which advertises itself as being "hand carved, cooked until golden and ready to dip into our spicy signature bloom sauce".

    First launched in Florida in 1988, Outback Steakhouse bills itself as "an Australian-inspired steakhouse" and boasts 950 restaurants across 22 countries.

    [​IMG]© Provided by Nine Digital Pty Ltd Other items on the menu include "Aussie-tizers" which feature "Kookaburra Wings" and "Wood-fire grilled shrimp on the barbie". Midweek, diners can enjoy discount meals as part of a "Walkabout Wednesday" promotion.

    Locally, Outback Steakhouse has six restaurants in NSW and one in Queensland. None of the Australian menus feature the "Ab-Original Sauce" and no mention is made to it on the restaurant's website.

    When contacted, the local arm of Outback Steakhouse said Bloomin' Brands, the parent company of the US franchises, had issued a statement promising to remove the reference from their menus.

    "Our brand was founded on the principles of delicious, quality food, inclusiveness and fun and we never intended to offend anyone. We’re inspired by the Australian culture," read the statement from Bloomin' Brands.

    "Out of respect for it, we will stop using the term immediately in our digital marketing materials and will remove it from our online and restaurant menus as soon as possible."


    http://www.msn.com/en-au/news/austr...l-sauce/ar-AAsvzVh?li=AAavLaF&ocid=spartandhp
     
  2. mave

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    You can call it what you want
    But it just don't mean a thing
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    f**k that, homie
    You can come and wave your flag
    But it don't mean a thing to me
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    f**k that, homie
    You can call it what you want
    But it just don't mean a thing
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    f**k that, homie
    You can come and wave your flag
    But it don't mean a thing to me
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    f**k that, homie

    [Verse 1: Briggs]
    They said, "Hey, Briggs, pick a date" (okay)
    "You know, one we can celebrate" (for sure)
    "Where we can come together (yeah)
    Talk about the weather, call that Australia Day"
    I said, "How about March 8th?" (that's a good one)
    And we can do it on your Nan's grave (got that, bitch?)
    We can piss up, piss on her face
    Get lit up and burn out like Mark Skaife
    They screaming, "love it or leave it" (love it!)
    I got more reason to be here, if you could believe it
    Won't salute a constitution or who's underneath it
    Turn that flag to a noose, put a cease to your breathing
    I can't get in my whip, I get a ticket for that
    I get a DWB, and that's a 'Driving Whilst Black'
    I turn the other cheek, I get a knife in my back
    And I tell 'em it hurts, they say I overreact
    So f**k that! (f**k that!)

    You can call it what you want
    But it just don't mean a thing
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    (Hey, Briggs!) f**k that, homie
    You can come and wave your flag
    But it don't mean a thing to me
    No, it just don't mean a thing

    [Verse 2: Trials]
    I said celebrate the heretic anytime outside Jan 26 (anytime)
    That's the date for them suckers doing that sucker shit (that's true!)
    That's that land-taking, flag-waving attitude
    Got this new Captain Cook dance to show you how to move (move it)
    How you wanna raise a flag with a rifle
    To make us want to celebrate anything but survival?
    Nah, you watching tele for The Bachelor
    But wouldn’t read a book about a f**kload of massacres? (what?)
    I remember all the blood and what carried us (I remember)
    They remember twenty recipes for lamingtons (yum)
    Yeah, their ancestors got a boat ride
    Both mine saw them coming until they both died
    f**k celebrating days made of misery (f**k that)
    While Aus still got the black history (that's true)
    And that shirt will get you banned from the Parliament
    If you ain't having a conversation, well then we starting it


    Chorus: Dan Sultan & Briggs]
    You can call it what you want
    But it just don't mean a thing
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    f**k that, homie
    You can come and wave your flag
    But it don't mean a thing to me
    No, it just don't mean a thing!

    [Bridge: Dan Sultan & Trials]
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    Nah, it just don't mean a thing
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    Nah, it just don't mean a thing
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    Nah, it just don't mean a thing
    No, it just don't mean a thing
    Nah, it just don't mean a
    Motherf**king thing

    No, it just don't mean a thing

    [Outro: Briggs & Trials]
    Wave it, wave it baby
    Wave it, wave it, eat the flag
    Wave it, wave it mama
    Wave that flaggy, wear the flag
    Wave it, wave it baby (what you gonna do?!)
    Wave it, wave it, wave it baby!
    Wave it, wave it mama
    Wave that flaggy
     
  3. Mr Spock!

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  4. Surely

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    he should have bottled a sauce
     
  5. age.s

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    Looks ab-solutely delicious.
     
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    Im extremely farging pissed.

    A deep fried onion is definitely yank food.

    We eat em raw skin and all apparently.
     
  7. Mong

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    Defs one of my favourite like a versions... Watched it many times since it happened last year.
     
  8. millersnose

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    Just wait till the French hear what they call chips
     
  9. Surely

    Surely Moderator Staff Member

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    That's some tone deaf shit there
     
  10. Smack

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    I have eaten at this pos place and they don't have anything remotely aussie, typical seppo fast food.
     
  11. The Charlatan

    The Charlatan First Grade

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    What? Frites?
     
  12. Snoop

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    Yep, just an Australian themed American stakehouse. What's worse was when I ate there the waitress was so excited that she was serving genuine Aussies that she couldn't stop talking to us about how much she wanted to go to New Zealand. Felt like talking to her about how Canada is the greatest nation in North America.
     
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    When they say "I love your accent" it makes it all worth it hehe
     
  14. sensesmaybenumbed

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    Accent? What accent?
     

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