Australian Language & Culture
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Toss another shrimp on the "Barbie," crack open a "tinny" or pour yourself a "chardy" while you traverse Australia s vast expanse of "true blue, fair dinkum" Aussie lingo from cosmopolitan communique to surf slang, outback jargon and some of the world s oldest indigenous languages. "C mon avagoyermug!" Features a comprehensive section on Australia s impressive array of indigenous languages. Lonely Planet s Language & Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew. Get into the culture and humour behind common and not so common English expressions and learn the local languages that inspired them.