Macquarie Australian Slang Dictionary

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Macquarie Australian Slang Dictionary
Author : Anonim
File Size : 54,8 Mb
Publisher : Unknown
Language : English
Release Date : 01 January 2004
ISBN : 1876429526
Pages : 223 pages
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Macquarie Australian Slang Dictionary by Anonim Book PDF Summary

Slang permeates Australian society–it can be found in pubs and RSLs, at footy matches and on TV soapies, in the hallowed halls of parliament, in schoolyards (often behind the dunnies), and up the backyard round the barbie no less. From the racy and rude, to the lighthearted and charming, from the hip and happening language of city-dwellers to the dry wit of the true laconic bushy–it's all here in the new Macquarie Australian Slang Dictionary.An entirely new dictionary covering slang from its earliest convict utterances right up to the very latest word. Editor James Lambert is one of Australia's foremost experts having made the study of Australian slang his lifetime occupation.Some features of this edition:- completely up-to-date - definitions written in accessible colloquial English–simple and easy to understand- historical treatment of important items of Aussie slang: fair dinkum, swaggies, Anzacs, humping the bluey, bonzer, Pommy, bludger, etc.- extensive coverage of rhyming slang- special attention given to slang phrases - lists of slang synonyms- regional slang gathered from contributors from all over the country, including hundreds of dinky-di terms never before recorded.

Macquarie Australian Slang Dictionary

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