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An observation from a Canadian about Australian English. He touches on a bit of history Humour, etc.

 

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Chris24

Cookie, I thought you told me that in Australia, a Penal Colony is a nudist camp for men.......

On a more serious note, that is a good video --- always interesting to learn about the history of languages and customs. 

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cookie47

He asked for a few additions. Well,

"Dogs breakfast"...Eg,I'd better tidy my tools/ shed up...They look like a Dog's Breakfast.

Thongs,,,,, Normally attributed to footwear....(Slippers in the Philippines). However can be a piece if ladies swimwear :biggrin_01:.

 

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