from the abc election forums, a question addressed to helen dickie (president of the National Party)
From: geoff d ® 9/10/2004 9:21:34 PM
Subject: re: Helen Dickie post id: 961
I note that the Nationals are referred to as “The Nats”, even by members of the party. What did you call yourselves when you were The Country Party?
i’m still giggling. sadly, helen does not appear to have responded to that particular question.