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  • Strine – it’s a class thing

    Posted by on September 13, 2010

    Australian English month continues with a new guest post from Jesse Karjalainen. Jesse is Australian but lives in the UK and works as a writer and editor. He also edits the online English-usage website www.whichenglish.com. ________ One thing that really sets “Strine” – or (au)STRA(li)AN English – apart from its linguistic cousins is its almost […]

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  • Australians wear thongs on their feet!

    Posted by on September 02, 2010

    Our first guest blog in Australian English month comes from Jesse Karjalainen about the similarities and differences between Australian and British and American English. Australian Jesse Karjalainen lives in the UK and works as a writer and editor. He also edits the online English-usage website www.whichenglish.com. ____________ The Australian accent is famous the world over […]

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