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Old 26 September 2007, 09:27 AM
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Judge David Irving: "Austria is a pisspot country"

Holocaust denier David Irving is supposed to have said on his release from an Austrian prison, that "Austria is a pisspot country".
I could not find any details of this online, so is there any evidence that he said it.
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Old 26 September 2007, 12:07 PM
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When comparing statements denying the holocaust tend to overshadow a throw away statement said about a country that incarcerated him. I'm sure quite a few inmates of various countries have made derogatory comments about those countries before now.
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Old 26 September 2007, 12:11 PM
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I wouldn't surprise me if he did say something of the sort, however a quick search doesn't bring that quote up.
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Old 26 September 2007, 12:32 PM
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At first glance I thought it was "Australia is a pisspot country" and i thought "Well yeah, so...?".

Drop-reaching for another cold one-bear
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Old 27 September 2007, 01:23 AM
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Beat me to it Dropbear. He probably did mean Australia, most people do when they write Austria.
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Old 28 September 2007, 09:50 PM
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Beat me to it Dropbear. He probably did mean Australia, most people do when they write Austria.
Er, no. I did mean Austria, not Australia. (Think cold wet mountains, not bright sunny beaches). Now it's not so hard to tell the difference.
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Old 01 October 2007, 05:47 AM
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I don't mean to look silly explaining the obvious, but I meant David Irving.
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