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Aussie Humour And Slang

Author : Ian McKenzie
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 86.4 MB
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Australian humour can be black, dry, irreverent, ironic, and self-mocking. This humour is reflected in colloquial language used in Australia. This book is a collection of those colloquialisms with some explanations of their derivation and meaning. He has knagaroos loose in the top paddock - It's as dry as a dead dingo's donger - A stubbie short of a six-pack - As busy as a cat burying shit - Mad as a cut snake.
Category: Foreign Language Study

A To Zed Of Aussie Slang

Author : Ian McKenzie
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 74.84 MB
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An updated 2015 glossary of Australian slang. Languages are alive and constantly changing. After the Malaysian airways fight MH17 was shot down in Ukraine in 2014, Australia's Prime Minister threatened to "shirtfront" Russia's President Vladimir Putin at the November G20 meeting of government heads in Brisbane, Australia. Not many people except for ardent Australian Rules Football followers had any idea of what a "shirtfront" is. It is explained along with hundreds of other slang terms in this comprehensive up to date glossary of Australian colloquialisms.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Wordbook Of Australian Idiom Aussie Slang

Author : Kerrin P. Rowe
ISBN : 9781412208260
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 33.71 MB
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A direct and informative Wordbook of Idiom and Slang which is directed at giving explanation to the meaning of and the correct usage of the Australian English language. There are some words used that may offend as they have converse meanings to other English Speaking countries; however, there is no intent to offend or malign or denigrate anybody. This book is designed to be informative, educational, and full of humor and will give the reader insight to a unique and colorful language.
Category: Business & Economics

The Lingo Dictionary

Author : John Miller
ISBN : 9781775590323
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 57.98 MB
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If you’ve ever wondered why your girlfriend’s a ‘Sheila’ even though her name is Kate, or why your friend in the outer suburbs of Sydney is said to live ‘beyond the black stump’, then this is the book for you! Throwing light on all the quirky, intriguing and downright bizarre words and phrases that make up ‘Australian English’, this entertaining dictionary of slang belongs on everyone’s bookshelf. If you’re an Australian, you’ll be fascinated to find out how some of the sayings came to be; and if you’re a visitor you’ll find it an invaluable resource for understanding what people are actually talking about!
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

A Dictionary Of Slang And Unconventional English

Author : Eric Partridge
ISBN : 9781134963652
Genre : Foreign Language Study
File Size : 42.92 MB
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The definitive work on the subject, this Dictionary - available again in its eighth edition - gives a full account of slang and unconventional English over four centuries and will entertain and inform all language-lovers.
Category: Foreign Language Study

Aussie Slang Pictorial

Author : Andrew Howey
ISBN : 1922175722
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A popular combination of Aussie Slang quotes, sayings and full colour photography make up this humorous book. Each photograph depicts and illustrates the accompanying Australian slang saying in a fun and intriguing way. Including some gems like:- Raining cats and dogs- Like a bandicoot on a burnt bridge- All alone like a country dunny- Buckly's chance- A fly in the ointmentand many more...

Aussie Gags

Author : John Blackman
ISBN : 9781743340172
Genre : Humor
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"My grandfather died peacefully in his sleep. Which is more than I can say for the three passengers he had in his car at the time." At school, John Blackman was voted the student most likely to recede. Despite this, he has emerged as one of our best-loved funny men. Now the master of the microphone on TV's 'Hey Hey It's Saturday', the voice behind the hat that is Dickie Knee, the king of the backhanders has compiled over 1400 of his all-time favourite one-liners and jokes. "It was so cold today, I saw a politician with his hand in his own pocket." Following the side-splitting success of his previous books Don't Come the Raw Prawn! and The Best of Aussie Slang, John has become the undisputed master of Aussie lingo. Now he takes on his biggest challenge to date: to plumb the depths of the Aussie sense of humour! "I have a lot of trouble sleeping. Sometimes I toss and turn at my desk all day." Ever wished you could come up with an unforgettable one-liner at a crucial moment? Or be known as the king or queen of jokes? This is the definitive book of jokes from all over the world that make Aussies laugh.
Category: Humor

Aussie Slang

Author : Sarah Dawson
ISBN : 0140286896
Genre : English language
File Size : 74.32 MB
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What Australian say – and what they really mean. Australia has given the world thousands of colouful words and expressions. From the back of Bourke to the rough end of the pineapple, it's all here. Aussie Slang is the phrase book for visitors to Oz. It's ideal reading for local blokes and sheilas, too.
Category: English language

Aussie Aussie Aussie

Author : Sandy Tasker
ISBN : 9781863975636
Genre : Australia
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Introduces through a range of educational information sheets and activities an insight into the unique images and icons that are typically Australian. Provides factual and historical information, lesson ideas and photocopiable activity sheets so that students can discuss, design, write and investigate. Ages 10+.
Category: Australia