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Australia

 

Lingo Down Under
 

The founders of Kookaburra Licorice are a couple of fun loving Aussie men who grew up in the suburbs of Sydney, Australia. Australia has a unique, quirky and downright cheeky local language that Aussies love. So we thought we’d share some of the fun:

 

Aussie Classics:

Crikey! Goodness Me!

Fair Dinkum: True, Genuine

True Blue: Patriotic

Fair Go: A Chance

Bonzer: Great

Aussie Salute: Brush Flies Away

 

Food

Lollies: Candy

Tucker: Food

Smoko: Coffee Break

Coldie: Cold Beer

Esky: Cooler

Snag: Sausage

Sanger: Sandwich

Billy: Teapot

 

People

Bloke: Man, Guy

Sheila: Woman

Mate, Cobber: Friend, Buddy

Ankle Biter: Small Child

 

Greetings:

G’Day: Hello!

Hooroo: Good bye

 

Animals

Mozzie: Mosquito

Brumby: Wild Horse

Chook: Chicken

 

Other

OZ: Australia

Billabong: Water Hole

Sunnies: Sunglasses

Sickie: Day Off

Bluey: Redhead

Gone Walkabout: Can’t Be Found

Galah: Fool

Porky: Lie, Untruth