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Welcome to www.aussieslang.orgelcome to Aussie Slang Dictionary Australia's own vernacular expression and communication lingo. Word diction, idioms and a glossary of everyday vocalization unique to the Australian sunburnt country. It's Australia's own vernacular expression and communication lingo such as word diction, idioms and a glossary of everyday vocalization unique to the country known as the land down under.

Articulation and pronunciation of this conversational language and Australian slang vocabulary as well as Aussie phraseology and gibberish has made this brogue and fun speech sole vernacular to Australia. This slanguage street talk has involved into a dialect and vocabulary all of its own. Expressive terminology and wording has brought about an interest from people visiting Australia. It is almost pidgin like and a rare vernacular indeed.

Much verbalization and discourse of aussie sayings has taken place over the years in pubs. You could say it is doublespeak in nature, and spoken in a foreign tongue. The prose uttered by Australians makes it a rare colloquialism. Many a discussion has come about after listening to citizens of Australia who sound like they are speaking in unusual shoptalk.

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Boxing Kangaroo
Boxing Kangaroo
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It certainly is the voice and expression most used by aussie patriots. But be warned, slang does contain various vulgarity and vulgarism, and may take time to grasp and get used of hearing. Generally speaking though, this reference to colonial jargon is fun to hear in day-to-day conversation once you get the hang of it. When spoken in proper context, these light hearted phrases and terminology can prevent quarrelling and quash a disagreement.

Check out slang A to Z, and become versed in this doublespeak language from the land down under. Learn how to pronounce and express yourself voicing slang. Discover the meaning of words written in a sentence from an encyclopaedia. It is an apprenticeship in teaching more than traditional book learning. Tutelage through reading, argot instruction, and ardent study of this lexicon, can inspire and teach you the right voice accent of the language. Training and understanding by way of online schooling does require concentration and discipline. This is especially so you may fully understand aussie talk, and the phraseology of the Australian dialect.

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Aussie Koala
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Many words and phrases frequently spoken evolved from exaggerated stories of humorous content associated with the Australian character. As the years passed, much of the terminology as it is known and accepted today, remained as an integral part of Australian language. The art of exaggeration prominently displayed by the early colonial folk appears to be an established part of today's Australian character, especially with the male; i.e., "I'eard ya' caught a bigon', mate!" "yeah, a bloody big fish or-right!" (The word bloody, is the most used adjective).

If you were to visit the "land down under", you would be greeted with the term, G'Day or Ow ya' going'?. Yet stranger terms would confuse your ears, words like: feeling crook, she's apples; or hard yakka. Even more confusing to your ears (and oftentimes hard to understand) would be even stranger expressions like, flat out like a lizard drinking. Hearing any of these terms used in a sentence would undoubtedly, leave you a little bewildered, especially when heard in conjunction with the Aussie accent. Australians bring a new meaning to the word "bilingual". They can understand most foreign terms in English vernacular, but most likely it would take you some time to understand the Australian way of talk. To aid you in this endeavour, a glossary of the most commonly used Australian words and expressions have been indexed in alphabetical order. Humorous moments may arise as you aspire to express your thoughts by communicating via the Australian dialect. If a word or expression does leave you a little confused, just remember Australians have a tendency to speak quickly and always leave off the letter "G" at the end of a word, and the letter "H" at the beginning of a word. They pronounce the word as if the letter never existed in the first place, as heard with Aussie Slang (Definitions -- meaning and explanation) speech.

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