The Lingo Dictionary

The Lingo Dictionary

Of Favourite Australian Words And Phrases

eBook - 2009
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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! |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.
Publisher: [United States]:, Exisle Publishing PTY Ltd.,, 2009
Made available through hoopla
ISBN: 9781775590323
1775590321
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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