An Australian-Canadian Dictionary

Seriously — this blog cracks me up!! The content varies wildly but the writing is so funny. I told her if she can’t make the whole orthopedic surgery thing work out she should do stand up comedy. She would have people rolling in the aisles. It’s heaps funnier than mine (haha — I just wanted to use the word heaps) so “cheers” for now.
Bernie

Have Bone-Saw, Will Travel

The brainchild of one Jaime Rapko.


I should apologize in advance, because I am an incurable language thief. I remember somebody in highschool once voting against(who does that. seriously) watching Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure “because we’ll have to listen to Deirdre talk like that for three weeks.” It was meant unkindly, but it was true. And if a two-hour film can do that to me, imagine what a year living away will do… I’ve been acquiring interesting turns of phrase from both Ethiopian and Australian English and am choosing to pepper my regular speech with them. I can’t wait to figure out where I’m going next, and what version of English I’ll be ransacking after this… It’s going to get so nobody can figure out where I’m from. Or understand me, probably.

So here you go. A guide to some of the words I’m stealing. And some of…

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