Australian Humour and Slang

Adult
Rated 5.00/5 based on 4 reviews
“Black, dry, irreverent, ironic, self-mocking” are all words that have been used to describe Australian humour. This humour is reflected in the unique slang that is used by Aussies. The author has compiled a comprehensive catalogue of Australian colloquialisms and has included not only explanations of their meanings, but in several cases short stories and examples of them.

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About Ian McKenzie

Ian McKenzie has spent a major part of his working career in Primary, Secondary, Special and Tertiary sectors of Education. Currently he is semi-retired and working on a part-time basis with International Post-Graduate students helping them come to an understanding of Australian work-place culture and communication.

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Review by: Balaji Ramasamy on Oct. 17, 2012 :
Great book to learn about Australian Humour. Very helpful for foreigners in Australia, even though they are native English speakers.
(reviewed the day of purchase)

Review by: Xue Huang on Oct. 03, 2012 :
This is a fabulous book, I can learn a lot of authentic Aussie slang from this book, I really enjoy it^^.
(reviewed 14 days after purchase)

Review by: Chiranjit Biswas on Sep. 18, 2012 :
This is a great book to read on Assie slang. If anyone truly understand the true depth of the local slangs, this book will be very helpful.
After reading it through I am trying to memeorise as much as possible. I am very satisfied with it. It is very good book and highly recomended.
(reviewed 2 days after purchase)

Review by: Tony XU on Aug. 28, 2012 :
Hi Guys,

This is a really informative and comprehensive book about Australian slang. I can find almost every Australian idiom that I have heard of in this book. Most importantly, this is a great deal of just under 3 bucks.

Enjoy! Anyone who is keen on Australian slang and culture.

Regards,
Tony
(reviewed the day of purchase)

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