Kel Richards' Dictionary of Australian Phrase and Fable

Kel Richards' Dictionary of Australian Phrase and Fable

eBook - 2013
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Covering many unique—and sometimes peculiar—Australian slang phrases and words, this lighthearted guide shares the etymological history of almost 1,000 items from Australian-English lingo. The book includes how “bloody became an all-purpose swear word, why “bludger means a lazy person, the origin of “stone the crows, and what exactly defines “dangle the dunlops, “possum knockers, and “molly-dooker, among other colorful words and phrases. Entertaining and informative, this offbeat book will expand knowledge and ensure laughs.
Publisher: Sydney : NewSouth Pub., 2013
ISBN: 9781742241128
1742241123
9781742243863
174224386X
9781742246291
174224629X
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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