Pick up some Lingo Mate!Sydney, Fall 2010
Bush- anywhere that isn’t in town (Don’t say you want to go to the outback, you will receive stares!!)
Fair Dicum- Equal for everyone
G’day mate- How are you doing?
Heaps- A lot (used all the time)
Keen – attention (I’m keen about this list)
Reckon- I suppose
Root- Woohoo (Don’t say it at a game!)
Thongs- flip flops
check out more at this link: http://www.koalanet.com.au/australian-slang.html
It’s okay if you don’t pick up an Australian accent or even say many of the above mentioned words. That’s the best part about traveling to an English-speaking country. No worries mate!
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