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Please note: this blog post discusses language that some readers may find offensive. Australian English is sometimes called the ‘dingo lingo’ – usually by totally hilarious wordsmiths or linguists who are poets and do know it. Since the British Invasion of Australia at the end of the eighteenth century, Australia has imprinted its renegade, colourful […]more
In this latest update to OxfordDictionaries.com, Australian English features prominently. From lamington drives, sausage sizzles, and magic puddings to sheep cockies and wheat cockies – these latest additions to OxfordDictionaries.com reveal something of the colour and diversity of Australian English both past and present. Abbreviations The Australian English vocabulary abounds with abbreviated words marking a […]more