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Australian foreign minister fights for his Vegemite in U.S.

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Good move. Vegemite sucks.

Marmite's the only real deal as far as "dark brown paste, a byproduct of brewing beer that is popular among many Australians on sandwiches, toast and crackers" is concerned. :-)

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I agree Marmite is delightfull, Vegemite is a poor mans version.

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My vote's for Marmite as well. Yummy!

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How about "Bovril"?

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Bovril = cheap imitation Marmite.

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“It’s horrible,” Obama exclaimed.

The President's right in the same way that the sun is hot, Aussie can't play rugby, and Marmite is the only genuine "dark brown paste, a byproduct of brewing beer that is popular among many Australians on sandwiches, toast and crackers."

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Vegemite is No: 1

Mar Mite but pah wont.

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Marmite, gawd ld rather eat axle grease than that rubbish. Vegemite beats it hands down.

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"Australian foreign minister fights for his Vegemite in U.S."

The world needs a Global War On Vegemite. :-)

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Beef or Chicken Bovril are just the ticket on cold winter mornings. We always have both in the house.

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I once ordered Vegemite online through a store in Kobe, and I spread some on my toast and it tastes like sht and it looks like sht.!!! My sister who was visiting me said どうしてトーストにうんこが付いているの? "Why is there sh*t on your toast?" As they say, "one jar will last a lifetime".

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As they say, "one jar will last a lifetime".

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Vegemite terrorist lol

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Maybe he stashed something in the vegemite bottle? :P

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Just wanna mention how much I love Australians. I do. And thanks for all the eucalyptus trees that grace my native California. You guys are the best.

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"The Australian invention, launched in 1923"

Steady....Wikipedia (more accurate than the Encyclopedia Brittanica apparently) says Vegemite was developed following dispruption to Marmite imports from Britain following WW1.

Bland in comparison, copies are rarely as good as the original.

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So this guy can't survive one or two days without his usual food? Or does he think his hosts are so broken that they can't afford a good breakfast for him any more?

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I smell a false-flag publicity stunt. Or it could just be the Marmite.

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Cant see diplomatic luggage being so heavily scrutinsed.

My luggage, different story.

And what exactly is Mr. Rudd going to address the UN on? How to stuff up an illegal refugee policy and send your political party into electoral oblivion, or what to spread on your toast?

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Trying to seperate Australians from their Vegimite? It would possibley be easier to use an outside loo on an aircraft in mid air

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Just put the smelly crap in the diplomatic pouch and be done with it.

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Vegemite also was a source of disagreement when Julia Gillard made her only visit to the United States as prime minister in March. She and President Barack Obama visited a high school in Virginia where an 11th grade student asked what Vegemite was.

Can confidently say this is all she will ever be remembered for in America.

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