Do You Use Any Old Fashioned Slang Or Phrases?

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  1. Craig Swanson

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    Ace! – Excellent! Very good!
    Amber liquid – Beer
    Ambo – Ambulance, ambulance driver
    Arvo – Afternoon
    Aussie salute – Brushing away flies with the hand
    Barbie – Barbecue (noun)
    Beaut- beauty, great.

    We Aussies love abbreviating normal words.
     
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