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Friday, September 8, 2000

Fragments from the Australia Diaries 2000 (part 14) - Betty Crocker


BETTY CROCKER

Lian was saying you were all wondering a while ago what I meant by saying “ask Sharon who her best friend is” well the thing is...
There is an ad on telly over here for cakes and they keep singing… “My best friends Betty… Betty Crocker”. It was non stop on the telly there for a while and Sharon and myself sang it all the time and every now and again we’d say… “Who’s your best friend?” and then lapse into song…! Eeeeasily amused.

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