17 Jul 2015

How to speak Aussie

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Crash course in how to speak Aussie. Just abbreviate everything and you’ll be fine 😉

18 Oct 2010

Australians sure talk funny 2 – answers

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Here are the correct answers to the quiz. Haven’t seen it yet? Go have a look HERE before you cheat and look at the answers. Read more

13 Oct 2010

Australians sure talk funny 2 – quiz

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Do you know the answers? If you don’t you can cheat and have a look at the answers. If you missed the first quiz on the subject, it can be found HERE.

Hint: the blog post G’day mate! might be of some help 😉

1. What is the name of the large desert filled with sand that makes up 50 percent of the Australian continental landscape?

a) The Kalahari Desert
b) The Gobi Desert
c) The Great Sandy Desert Read more

23 Jul 2010

Australians sure talk funny – answers

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Here are the correct answers to the quiz. Haven’t seen it yet? Go have a look HERE before you cheat and look at the answers. Read more

20 Jul 2010

Australians sure talk funny – quiz

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Do you know the answers? If you don’t you can cheat and have a look at the answers.

Hint: the blog post G’day mate! might be of some help 😉

1. ‘Don’t come the raw prawn with me, mate!’. If an Aussie said this to you, what does he mean?

a) ‘Put more fuel on the barbecue.’
b) ‘You can’t fool me, pal!’
c) ‘Don’t steal my fishing bait!’
d) ‘Stop staring at me!’ Read more

18 Jun 2010

G’day mate!

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There are some differences of course between British, American and Australian English and Australians have a lot of expressions used only by Australians (and chameleons like Anna who adapt quickly). We’ve started to collect them here and will keep updating the list with more interesting words and phrases later on.

A

Ace!: Excellent! Very good!
Ankle biter: small child
Arvo: afternoon
Aussie:
an Australian

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