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1898 news items

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:08:40 -0800

He chatted it up with host Robin Roberts as they discussed him being able to use his own accent for the first time in years while shooting his latest flick titled Chappie as he said: 'My real accent, I mean actually more than my real accent. 'I haven't ...
 
NZ City
Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:52:30 -0800

Hugh Jackman has had to google Australian slang. The 46-year-old actor - who was born in Sydney, NSW - has spent the last 15 years in the US due to his demanding career, but now that he's able to use his native accent for the first time in years for ...

BGR

BGR
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:22:29 -0700

“Bogan” is an Australian slang term for blue-collar Australians that's basically akin to the American slang term “redneck.” At any rate, the whole video contains not-safe-for-work language, so you should be sure to turn off the volume before watching it.

BBC News

BBC News
Sun, 22 Jun 2014 14:51:19 -0700

A recent Magazine article about the decline of Australian slang prompted readers to share some of their favourite expressions. The piece, by Sydney correspondent Jon Donnison, looked at the huge contribution to "strine" made by Barry Humphries and ...

BBC News

BBC News
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:58:30 -0700

Australians have long been famed for their rich and varied vocabulary of slang expressions, but experts say a new generation of Australians is coining fewer of them and borrowing more from abroad. Australians have always had a way with words.
 
SheKnows.com
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 17:55:47 -0700

Australian singer Ricki-Lee Coulter joined in on the Australian slang action, saying her favourite phrase is to "chuck a u'ey", while others' favourites included "I went on a Maccas run in my tracky-dacks". If you've been left scratching your head ...

NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.au
Sun, 08 Mar 2015 16:07:06 -0700

THERE are times when Australian slang seems like a different language to English speakers, and let's face it, it is. How many times have you had to explain what a sheila is or been asked to explain that Acca Dacca is one of the biggest rock bands in ...

Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk
Wed, 11 Mar 2015 17:33:45 -0700

The heaviest known stone weighed 700 grams. 9.'Renal' means pertaining to the kidneys; 'reniform' means kidney-shaped. 10.Kidney Island is in the Falklands; 'kidney pie' is Australian slang for flattery or deceit; Declan Kidney is an Irish rugby union ...
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