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NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au
Tue, 19 May 2015 17:59:26 -0700

DOING a Bradbury. Shirtfront. Wait, what? The uninitiated would be flat out like a lizard drinking (hint: extremely busy) trying to figure out what us 'Strayans are banging on about half the time. That's what Melbourne-based author John Miller reckons ...

BuzzFeed News

BuzzFeed News
Thu, 21 May 2015 16:11:06 -0700

... “has added a touch of 'fantasy' to the life she lead [sic] before becoming a household name” — a sharp contrast to Wilson's tales of a manic upbringing by “bogan” parents (Australian slang that translates, approximately, as “NASCAR dad”) in the ...

Gladstone Observer

Gladstone Observer
Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:23:28 -0700

KASSIA Regley is continually improving her English, but what made it difficult was the Australian slang. Here's her interpretation of Aussie slang, in a small piece she's written about her time in Australia so far: G'day Mates! My topic introduces my ...

NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au
Mon, 18 May 2015 08:51:52 -0700

'That's probably a chicken leg.' 'They look like little worms.' VEGEMITE. 'Is it jam?' 'It smells like wine.' 'It tastes two-years-old.' 'It tastes like dog hair.' Meanwhile, the same group of kids attempted to speak “Australian” and understand ...
 
Washington Post
Wed, 20 May 2015 23:32:34 -0700

“So why did Rebel, whose appeal in large part is built on being a straight-talking, unpretentious, body-positive 'bogan'” — that's Australian slang for, more or less, “low-class” — “feel the need to lie?” Mamamia asked. “One word: Hollywood. Women in ...

Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair
Fri, 15 May 2015 10:37:30 -0700

This was likely partially due to the fact that the entire Australian voice track was overdubbed with American actors in a “cartoonish manner” and all the Australian slang was replaced with American terminology. It wasn't until 2001 that an American ...

SBS

SBS
Mon, 18 May 2015 01:49:06 -0700

"But I wanted to combine prose and poetry and colloquialisms like Australian slang, graffiti, hip-hop slang. Something brand new, something fresh and textured." HIs novel, Here Come The Dogs, follows three men on the fringe of Australian society trying ...

New York Daily News

New York Daily News
Sun, 03 May 2015 11:32:46 -0700

... itinerary for the forgetful author — “Go get lunch (Chips and Gravy)” — but it was the final two items that piqued investigators' attention. “Go home and get a stick,” instructed the writer, using Australian slang for a pinch of marijuana. “Chop ...
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