The Lingo Dictionary: Of Favourite Australian Words and Phrases
If you’ve ever wondered why your girlfriend’s a ‘Sheila’ even though her name is Kate, or why your friend in the outer suburbs of Sydney is said to live ‘beyond the black stump’, then this is the book for you! Throwing light on all the quirky, intriguing and downright bizarre words and phrases that make up ‘Australian English’, this entertaining dictionary of slang belongs on everyone’s bookshelf. If you’re an Australian, you’ll be fascinated to find out how some of the sayings came to be; and if you’re a visitor you’ll find it an invaluable resource for understanding what people are actually talking about!
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