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Australian Slang

Author(s): Gordon Kerr


This dictionary brings together a colourful collection of colloquialisms from Down Under, including humorous rhyming slang, inventive insults and comical curses. Celebrating a distinctive and often irreverent language, Australian Slangis a ripper of a read that will delight visitors from OS, as well as true-blue Aussie blokes and sheilas. Read this book to discover the meaning behind perplexing Australian discourses such as this one- G'day mate! How've ya been, you old bastard? Take a butchers at that galah playing aerial ping-pong on the telly. He's about as useful as a one-legged man in an arse-kicking competition. The drongo'll get the spear if he doesn't pull his socks up.


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General Fields

  • : 9780143009115
  • : Penguin Random House
  • : Penguin Books
  • : 0.197
  • : June 2008
  • : 199mm X 130mm X 20mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Gordon Kerr
  • : Paperback
  • : 608
  • : English
  • : 272
  • : Dialectology; Slang & jargon