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  • Dani fly-hy in my dreams
    Your translations would have helped last year prior to the Florida fly in. Required reading for all - no wonder you were baffled at us. But - boy can you carry
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      Your translations would have helped last year prior to the Florida fly in.
      Required reading for all - no wonder you were baffled at us.
      But - boy can you carry heavy objects.
      >
      >Australia English � Californian American Foiler Translation
      >
      >>Shocker: whose wife is leaving her husband
      >
      > Amber fluid - what you get after you drink the Beer
      > Ankle biter-small annoying dogs
      Young child-kid [not a goat]
      > Aerial-a trick where your feet don't touch
      > Billabong - clothing company
      > Get angry - agro - postal
      > Scrounger; one who lives off others- bum [not to be confused with the
      >clothing line. leach [like the bug, blood sucking]
      > Boot-turn on your computer
      > Bowser - internet window
      Petrol pump - gas station
      > Bush - Rue's gaiter
      > Bushbashing - getting some of Rue's gaiter
      BYOB - the host wants you to bring your booze
      > Bring Your Own bottle
      > Chips - tortea chips, with salsa - notchos-chips with bean dip and
      >guacamole
      > Chunder -Vomit / to be sick - chuck / heave
      > mate - pal / buddy / Friend Cozzy - sitting close to
      > Toilet - the john Idiot / act silly / wak-o / dillard / lame
      >Garbage man /Trash Collector / waist management engineer
      > Great / excellent - ricktor
      > Turn signal - blinker
      > Jackeroo / Jackaroo - gopher
      Australia - a dream vacation
      > Petrol / Gasoline - Gas
      Roo - a talented, beautiful, funny foiler
      > A larger measure of beer - mug / pitcher
      > Scungy - grunge / Dirty, untidy
      > Everything will be all right / have a beer
      > Tea-break / morning break - more coffee
      Smokes - Fags / cigarettes - a way to isolate yourself
      Fags � currently the favorite slag word for boys to call anyone that they
      dislike
      > Surfie (s)Enthusiastic surfer (s) / dedicated keen surfer - a lucky bum
      > Thongs / the bathing suits Theresa wares
      Flip-flops / sandals
      > Tinnie / tinny - what Theresa wares
      Can of beer - the beginning of a great weekend
      > Tucker - tucker out � tired, wasted
      > Vegemite - that evil tasting stuff auzzies eat
      Walkabout - To wander about nomadically - what bums get to do
      Work - what everyone but lucky bums get to do.>
      >Idioms

      > A one pot screamer -Weak-headed/someone who can't hold drink, a light
      >weight, cheep date
      >..............................................................
      > "Spread the word - Not your bumcheeks "
      >..............................................................
      >
      >



      >From: "John Burton" <J.Burton@...>
      >To: Fellow Bum-Cheek Spreaders <Hydrofoil@yahoogroups.com>
      >Subject: [Hydrofoil] Having Trouble With Aussie Slang?
      >Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2001 09:51:37 +1000
      >
      >Australia English - American English Translation
      >
      >Here is an Australian Word for Today -
      >Shocker: A disaster or disappointment; a shocking person. As in:
      >"The new cricket captain is a shocker" or "I had a shocker of a day"
      >
      > Accelerator
      > Gas pedal
      > Amber fluid
      > Beer
      > Ankle biter
      > A young child
      > Aerial
      > Antenna
      > Arvo
      > Afternoon
      > Aussie rules
      > Football (Australian code)
      > Battler
      > Fighter
      > Beanie
      > Wolly hat / fitted hat worn in cold
      > Bell (give someone a ~)
      > Ring / telephone /call someone
      > Billabong
      > Pond / water hole
      > Billy
      > Metal can / tin for boiling water over campfire
      > Bitumen
      > Pavement
      > Bloke (lose one's ~)
      > Get angry / excite
      > Bludger
      > Scrounger; one who lives off others
      > Bonnet
      > Car's hood
      > Boot
      > Car's trunk
      > Bowser
      > Petrol pump
      > Bush
      > The countryside
      > Bushbashing
      > Travel through the bush
      > BYO
      > A restaurant without a liquor license: Bring
      >Your Own bottle
      > Capsicum
      > Red / green pepper
      > Cheque
      > Check
      > Chips
      > French fries / crisps
      > Chunder
      > Vomit / to be sick
      > Cobber
      > Friend / mate
      > Cozzy / cossie
      > Swimming clothes
      > Crissie
      > Christmas
      > Digger
      > Australian soldier
      > Dunny, Loo
      > Toilet
      > Esky
      > Portable ice box / ice chest
      > Fair go
      > Being given an equal chance
      > Foot path
      > Side walk
      > Galah / dill
      > Idiot / act silly
      > Garbage man
      > Trash Collector
      > Garbo
      > Dustman, dustbin
      > Gearbox
      > Transmission
      > Grouse
      > Great / excellent
      > Gum Tree
      > Eucalyptus tree
      > Indicator
      > Turn signal
      > Jackeroo / Jackaroo
      > Male pupil on sheep / young male working on a
      >station
      > Jillaroo
      > Female pupil on sheep / young female working on
      >a station
      > Oz
      > Australia
      > Petrol
      > Gasoline
      > Prang
      > Bump / crash / knock (especially cars)
      > Pub
      > A public bar
      > Rapt (in something)
      > Keen on something / like someone
      > Rest room
      > Public toilet
      > Rock melon
      > Canteloup
      > Roo
      > Kangaroo
      > Rubbish bin
      > Trash Can
      > Schooner
      > A larger measure of beer
      > Scungy
      > Dirty, untidy
      > Sedan
      > Saloon car / 4 door car
      > Semi - (trailer)
      > Articulated lorry / trailer with cabin at front
      > She'll be right
      > Everything will be alright
      > Smoke-o(h) / smoko
      > Tea-break / morning break
      > Smokes
      > Fags / cigarettes
      > Snags
      > Sausages
      > Strides
      > Men's trousers / men's pants
      > Supper
      > Late evening snack
      > Surfie (s)
      > Enthusiastic surfer (s) / dedicated keen surfer
      > Swag
      > Bundle of belongings / sleeping gear
      > Thongs
      > Flip-flops / slip on shoes with straps around
      >toes
      > Tinnie / tinny
      > Can of beer
      > Tucker
      > Food
      > Tyre
      > Tire
      > Vegemite
      > A yummy-tasting sandwich spread made of yeast
      > Walkabout
      > To wander about nomadically
      > Winery
      > Vineyard
      > Yakka
      > Work (derived form an Aboriginal word)
      >--------
      >
      >"ie" endings
      >
      >Aussie�s obsession of words ending "ie", examples are:
      >
      > Australian
      > Aussie
      > BBQ
      > Barbie (not to be confused with the doll)
      > Breakfast
      > Brekkie
      > Footie
      > Football Aussie style
      > Lollies
      > Candy / sweet
      > Middie
      > Drink measure / glass measure
      > Mozzie
      > Mosquito
      > No worries
      > That's all right, no problem
      > Pokie
      > Slot machine
      > Relative
      > Rellie
      > Sunglasses
      > Sunnies
      > Tasmanian Devil
      > Tassie Devil
      > Television
      > Tellie
      > Umbrella
      > Brollie
      >-----
      >
      >Idioms
      >
      > Emu parade
      > Have a Clean-up
      > A one pot screamer
      > Weak-headed/someone who can't hold drink
      > Don't come the raw prawn
      > You can't fool me
      >
      >-----
      >..............................................................
      > "Spread the word - Not your bumcheeks "
      >..............................................................
      >
      >

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