What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by timmydownawell » Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:41 am

Also some words which originated as brand names:

Doona = duvet
Esky = portable cooler box (or even worse, in NZ, a "chillybin")
Thongs = flip flops (NZ = "jandals")
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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by Barang chgout » Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:07 pm

"Mate! You got a problem with your car?".

"Yeah mate. The fuckin fucker's fuckin fucked. I mean totally rooted!".
And that's about all you need to learn.....

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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by taabarang » Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:34 pm

[quote="Barang chgout" post_id=179964 time=1498892877 user_id=1113]
"Mate! You got a problem with your car?".


"Yeah mate. The fuckin fucker's fuckin fucked. I mean totally rooted!".
And that's about all you
need to learn.....
.

Yeah, Thank God not all Australians talk like Digger. A good few are proud of their education.
As my old Cajun bait seller used to say, "I opes you luck.
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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by Barang chgout » Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:22 pm

taabarang wrote:
Barang chgout wrote:
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:07 pm
"Mate! You got a problem with your car?".


"Yeah mate. The fuckin fucker's fuckin fucked. I mean totally rooted!".
And that's about all you
need to learn.....
.

Yeah, Thank God not all Australians talk like Digger. A good few are proud of their education.
And some are ashamed....

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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by jmagic » Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:36 pm

British spelling. Combination of UK and US vocabulary. Total inability to pronounce vowels correctly.
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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by Barang_doa_slae » Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:35 am

Jamie_Lambo wrote:
Fri Jun 30, 2017 11:08 pm
Whenever I am on the piss even Australians struggle with my british accent, but then again, even people frum darn sarff o' gods own cuntry struggle wi' it :plus1:
Corrected that for you mate :horse:
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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by Cruisemonkey » Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:36 am

Everything you need to know -
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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by JUDGEDREDD » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:28 am

Dollarydoos = money (Aus)
Cunt = Mate (Aus)
Mate = Cunt (Aus)
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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by prahkeitouj » Mon Oct 23, 2017 4:49 am

How about New Zealand and Australia English ?
កុំស្លាប់ដូចពស់ កុំរស់ដូចកង្កែប
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Re: What are the differences between British English and Australian English?

Post by Micmac » Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:31 pm

Call mates cunts call random people mate
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