Australian slang

I saw a conversation the other day on Twitter that had me giggling while I read it. Heather, an American friend of mine, was discussing how her parents’ flight to Australia had been delayed. That is when an Aussie friend, Adam, made the comment: Sit_Down_Disco (Adam): @noplacelikeoz Awesome. They could rock up on your doorstep in the middle of the […]

Favorite Australian Slang: In Australia, You Don’t Arrive

OK so I haven’t written one of these in a while, and man are there some great Aussie-isms out there! I love the Aussie Translation Guide series. I hear-by promise to keep these coming. When you are traveling Down Under, you will undoubtedly hear slang that is very uniquely Australian. I provide this series to give you a fighting chance […]

Aussie Slang, How to understand Aussie #7

Hey you Mob! It is time for another colorful Aussie Translation guide! Today we are going to talk about Car related words. One of the fun things of Travel is learning the local lingo. Australia has no shortage of their very own Aussieisms. They are fun and inventive, though occasionally hard to translate. Feel free to add a few of […]

Aussie Translation Guide #6

They got me on this one! I got 15 right which qualifies me as… “You’ll be apples! Well… nearly anyway. You will communicate fairly effectively with the native population, but they will still mutter “bloody yank” when you walk out of the pub” Well if the shoe fits…. How well do you speak Aussie? Take the Quiz Guide #1 Guide […]

How Well do you speak Aussie? A fun Quiz.