Pick up some Lingo Mate!Sydney, Fall 2010
Avos- Avocados Barbie- Barbecue Bloke- man Brekkie- Breakfast 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? Grog- alcohol 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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