Rachel's Blog: Mind your manners, potty mouth
Prime Minister John Howard has backed calls by NSW Chief Justice James Spigelman for Australians to improve their manners.
"I think we have seen a marked deterioration in good manners," Mr Howard told reporters.
Next he'll be telling us to take our elbows off the table, wear gloves while dancing, and respect our elders.
"There is language used now on television that some people find offensive ..."
One of the most offensive phrases currently in use on television, and elsewhere, is "Prime Minister John Howard".