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33 news items

 
ABC Online
Mon, 13 Oct 2014 16:20:02 -0700

Prime Minister Tony Abbott's fighting words almost certainly sent the diplomats in the Russian Embassy rushing for their Australian slang dictionaries on Monday. Many Australian observers were also left scratching their heads at the evocative choice of ...
 
Jerusalem Post
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:38:25 -0700

“Shirtfront” is an Australian slang term used to describe “a head-on charge aimed at bumping an opponent to the ground.” ABC News reported on Bishop's meeting with Putin: “The Foreign Minister said she received assurances from Mr Putin that he would ...

Edinburgh Evening News

Edinburgh Evening News
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 03:41:15 -0700

He is now living in the Hollywood Hills with his wife and two children, working hard for Dreamworks writing an animation feature entitled The Larrikins, which is Australian slang for mischievous youths. Dreamworks have not only asked Tim to write all ...

We Got This Covered

We Got This Covered
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 03:45:38 -0700

Its beautiful, Cel-shaded aesthetic is back, and the same is true of its witty writing and colourful voice acting, although both come bearing Australian slang that North Americans won't always understand. Things certainly aren't perfect for this last ...

Express.co.uk

Express.co.uk
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:03:45 -0700

The phrase “to give curry” is Australian slang for abusing or expressing anger at someone. 8. In 1987, Indian military scientists announced the development of the first long-life chapati. 9. Commercial curry powder first appeared in Britain in 1780 and ...
 
Los Angeles Times
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 07:50:43 -0700

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott on Monday threatened to “shirt-front” Putin when they are both expected at a Brisbane summit of the Group of 20 nations next month, using an Australian slang term for knocking someone to the ground. No bilateral ...

GolfDigest.com (blog)

GolfDigest.com (blog)
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 06:58:07 -0700

First he exclaimed some sort of Australian slang word ("Jingos!"?) before asking, "Not the Mercedes?" Yep. It was the Mercedes. blog-car-crash-golf-0930.jpg. After ending the interview for legal reasons -- and because Allen had to deal with the ...

Outsports

Outsports
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 00:30:00 -0700

We love the Burgess brothers, who play professional rugby in Australia. Brother George has taken nude photos that have wound up on Twitter. And brothers Luke and Thomas have taken public stances in support of gay athletes.
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