â†µThe two items met in a marriage of taunt, display, and outright nose-thumbing reminding us that while we may have inherited their language, legal system, and large chunks of their culture, we can't compete with the British on the trash-talk front. The paper of (sketchy) record, The Sun, hired trucks to parade signs around both London and Sydney reading "GB: 19, AUS: 14. WHERE THE BLOODY HELL WERE YOU?" â†µâ†µ
â†µBoth countries were topped by Russia, who had 23 gold medals in the 2008 Summer Olympics, and who plans on celebrating by invading Georgia again just for the hell of it. â†µâ†µ
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