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Feature of Australian English🐨🦘🕷🦐
Terms in this set (14)
The opposite of exaggeration. It is a technique for developing irony and/or humor where one writes or says less than intended.
laconic sense of humour
Using very few words (for humor) EG; LOL
promoting equal rights for all people
The feeling that other countries are better than we are. It is sometimes employed to criticize Australian politics and character
Reflects Australian's playful use of language.
Barry Crocker = Shocker
Frog and toad = Road
Dead horse = Tomato Sauce
Service Station - Servo, Breakfast - Brekkie, Television - Tellie, Barry - Bazza, Self-photo - Selfie
phonemes change to be more similar to the surrounding sounds
going -> garn
words and phrases that mean something different from the literal meanings of the words
'ankle biter' (kid)
The variation that occurs as a result of the social groups that people connect with.
(broad, general and cultivated)
the language of the original convicts
Australian colloquial terms
lexicons or clauses only used by Australians
'drongo' or 'sheila'
Expressions that don't translate literally
'out in the mulga'
elision of the /j/ Eg (dune, tune, nude)
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