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Ok now that i have your attention check this out:2fun:

Australians are referred to as "Aussies"
New Zealanders are referred to as "kiwis"

I wondered where the name "pommies / Poms" come from for the English. I found this

According to British Naval records the term "Pommie" came about from the red "pom-pon" on the top of the hats of British sailors who were involved in the transfer of prisoners to the Colonies.

So there you go another interesting little bit of info:biggrin:


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