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benny1982

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I used to watch Neighbours and Home And Away and learned some of their slang such as bludger and sook.

When I was in Sydney we visited a friend of a close workmate and she used to word bludger.
 
I used to watch Neighbours and Home And Away and learned some of their slang such as bludger and sook.

When I was in Sydney we visited a friend of a close workmate and she used to word bludger.
That is all very tame stuff in comparison to the old days Benny, every Aussie knew slang up unto the 1970s but outside influences has bought about many changes.

The old farmers [cockies] are the ones to listen to if you really want to hear old Aussie slang.

Our uniqueness is under attack from the P C crowd, mores the pity.I wish some of these people would xxxxxxxx more slang for you and i'm unaware if that phrase is used in other country's, so i hope i don't get into "strife" for using it.

Steve if you google the word you will see what its means.
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Benny if you really like hearing aussie slang then Sydney not the place, they are becoming americanised down there and lost the art of slang, go to the old bush towns and talk to the old "cockies'.

Here something for you to get by on. Author Coralie 1/12/2009

With political correctness dogging everything we say,
we must watch our P & Qs and get the hang of words that don't offend, but I'm telling you my friend, that we must protect our Australian birthright, Aussie slang.

I've a fair swag of thinkin' flat out like a lizard drinkin',
on the subject of re-phrasing what we say.
I'll be madder than a cut snake, if they don't give us a fair shake,
and they chuck out our uniqness by the way.

Now while I'm being "incorrect" lets talk of Yanks or Americans to be precise.
When did "Hi" replace "g'day"? We've started talking like Yanks, and your not the full quid, if you think that's nice.

Why would we replace "she's apples" in favour of "OK",
What do you think this is Bushweek? well I'd say we'd be stupid as a Gum tree full of Galahs if we seek, to lose the art of speaking slang the Aussie way.

So don't come the raw prawn on me, mate, 'cause there are no flies on me',
you'd have more kid than a pregnant goat I'm sure,
If you think our speech we'll change, you've got buckley's, you'll see, like Blind Freddy, our slang's here for evermore.

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Benny I grew up in the bush and I've forgotten most of our slang but i will brush up on it mate, and quote you a bit each week or so.


Oz Steve :biggrin:
huh what? that is without a doubt the best i ever heard. when Steve Erwin was alive we got a fair dose of slang. :)
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