Monday, November 3, 2008

aussie lingo

australians have a zillion ways to make the ordinary sound fun!
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* running shoes = "runners," or "joggers"
* candy (as in halloween candy) = "lollies"
* television = "the telly"
* sweater = "jumper"
* flip-flops = "thongs"
* a lot = "heaps"
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as in "i ditched my thongs for my joggers, threw on a jumper and turned down the telly so i could get about and buy heaps of lollies for the trickers and treaters."
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below: heaps of thongs, down by the beach bar.










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if it were destin, florida... that statement would accompany a completely different picture.
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