Trawling through Youtube for an ad featuring Paul Hogan comparing other lagers to sheepdip, I came across this:
It’s obvious that Australia is some sort of Islamic Republic, and the sight of the wind blowing through a woman’s hair is enough to bring mayhem to the streets. But the weather’s too damned good to make them wear veils . . . hence the mandatory helmet laws as a good old-fashioned Aussie compromise.
On the subject of The Veil & bicycles . . . I also found this on The Times’ site (click through for more detail):