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Sos Monday – Varietà nazionali: Britain vs. Australia

G’day mate, how are you going?
What do you prefer – nana, bickie or chokkie?

Se nessuna di queste parole ti suona familiare, è perché appartengono allo slang australiano.

Oggi vediamo un po’ di differenze tra British & Aussie!

British English Australian English
A
Absolutely! Reckon!
angry berko
Australian Aussie, Strine
B
banana nana
beer amber (fluid)
biscuit Bickie
C
cheap wine plonk
criminal bushranger
chocolate chokkie
E
evening meal tea
exact information good oil
excellent ace
F
farm station
flip-flops thongs
food tucker
G
game brave
Go away. Shove off.
H
horses neddies
How are you? How are you going?
I
idiot dill, drongo
information oil
it’s fine she’s apple
K
kangaroo Roo
L
Liquor Shop Bottle Shop
M
Middle of nowhere back of bourke
milkman milko
mosquito mozzie
N
nonsense piffle
non-stop talk earbush (old)
P
postman postie
pub meal counter meal
R
remote desert country never-never
road for trucking cattle by road train beef road
S
sandwiches cut lunch
shark meat flake
a sheep which has lost all its teeth gummy
sheepdog kelpie
sheepfarmer woolgrower
Shut up. Belt up.
stupid person Alf
sunglasses sunnies
swimming costume bathers
T
tea kettle Billie
teacher chalkie
to complain to grizzle
to give up to give it away
to have a look to gander
toilet comfort station
tomato sauce dead horse (old)
trousers daks, strides
U
underpants (men) jocks
V
vegetable extract (used for sandwiches) vegemite
vegetables vegies
W
waterhole billabong
Well done! Good on ya!

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Grazie per aver letto & stay tuned for more language pills!